Tuvalu

In this Oct. 13, 2011, file photo, Funafuti, the main island of the nation state of Tuvalu, is seen from Royal New Zealand Air Force's C-130 aircraft as it approaches at Funafuti, Tuvalu. 

Tuvalu cashes in on its coveted internet domain name amid rise in online streaming

The Pacific microstate of Tuvalu is in the unique position to capitalize on its much sought-after domain name — .tv — the worldwide abbreviation for “television.” In a new deal with GoDaddy, the small nation is poised to make an estimated $10 million a year from leasing its domain name to online streaming sites like Twitch.

Tuvalu cashes in on its coveted internet domain name amid rise in online streaming
Pastoralists and their livestock at one of the few functioning boreholes in Marsabit County, Kenya. Community leaders organize when people and their animals can drink from the borehole, Nov. 3, 2021.`

Who will pay for ‘losses and damages’ caused by climate change? Developing countries make their case at COP26.

Who will pay for ‘losses and damages’ caused by climate change? Developing countries make their case at COP26.
A Chinese flag flies in front of the Great Wall of China

A group of Western nations are planning to bulk up their Pacific presence to counter China

A group of Western nations are planning to bulk up their Pacific presence to counter China

An Island Nation With No Drinking Water

An Island Nation With No Drinking Water

Early Signs: New Zealand's Climate Refugees

Early Signs: New Zealand's Climate Refugees
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Early Signs: New Zealand's Climate Refugees

In the third of our series of reports on how concern about climate change is affecting communities around the world, we travel to New Zealand. Many people from the small Pacific island nation of Tuvalu have been resettling there because they fear scientis

Early Signs: New Zealand's Climate Refugees