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Kiribati - Overview

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Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

The Republic of Kiribati has a total land area of only 822.8 km2. It consists of 33 islands in two main groups, the Gilberts (17) and the Line and Phoenix group (16). The islands are extremely isolated and fragmented, covering an ocean area of 3.5 million km2. Kiribati consists of true atolls, except Banaba, which is a raised limestone island... More »

National Contacts

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Convention on Biological Diversity

Mr. Timi Kaiekieki
CBD Primary NFP, CHM NFP, ICNP ABS NFP
Mr. Puta Tofinga
CHM Informal Advisory Committee
Ms. Nenenteiti Teariki-Ruatu
Protected Areas NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Mr. Timi Kaiekieki
Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP
Mr. Puta Tofinga
BCH NFP

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