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[Hankyoreh] Climate change, those of us on the frontline can survive?

Kiribati is located on the vicinity of the equator and the population is more than 105,000. It is considered very vulnerable to rising sea-levels because it consists of small islands with an average altitude above sea level of 2m. President of Kiribati Anote Tong has led the country since 2003. He has been speaking out the expected threat of his country people should leave their land by 2050 and sough for action by the international communities. President Anote Tong has been consecutively nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Last month, Indian biologist Dr. Modadugu V. Gupta and Pres. Tong have been selected the first dual laureates of the Sunhak Peace Prize through recognition of their sacrifices for peace. I met President Anote Tong in Kiribati with the Sunhak Peace Prize Committee and heard his thoughts on climate change. The interview took place at President Tong’s private house 10 minutes away from the office of the President in the capital Tarawa. [Interview with Preside

[Webtoons of the laureate of the Sunhak Peace Prize] The story of President Anote Tong

Go to The episode 1 of <Uncle Tong's challenge>

[ABC Radio Australia] Kiribati president Anote Tong garners Sunhak Peace Prize for climate work

President Tong’s interview upon receiving the Sunhak Peace Prize 12 June, 2015  http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/program/pacific-beat/kiribati-president-anote-tong-garners-sunhak-peace-prize-for-climate-work/1458320 Tong : It is exciting. Of course I have been nominated also from Australia I believe for the Nobel Peace Prize and so this came to me as a complete surprise. I am excited. I think it would add a lot of momentum to the advocacy and the campaign. The timing is very good. It comes before the meeting in Paris at the end of this year and the campaign that I have been on for more than twenty years now has been something that…it’s had its disappointments, but I think more recently, there have been more people getting engaged and for me that is quite a change from what it was. And so this award I think, I’ve received other awards that recognized the same thing and undoubtedly they’ve added a boost to the campaign. MC : There is a $1 million US

[Introduction Video of the laureate of the Sunhak Peace Prize] Pioneer of the Blue Revolution Dr. Modadugu V. Gupta

Hello~ this is the Sunhak Peace Prize for future generations. We’d like to show you a video introducing the achievements of Dr. Gupta the first laureate of the Sunhak Peace Prize.Dr. Gupta pioneered a new way never discovered before and gave people hope and love. Shall we make our efforts for world peace following Dr. Gupta?

[Sunhak peace prize] What do you think about global warming?_

What do you think about global warming? You may know climate change issues, but it might be difficult to recognize it in real life. Let's see <Peace for future generations - climate crisis> together and ask ourselves. What does the environment look like for future generations? It depends on the efforts of the current generation.