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Climate change and migration in Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru  devpolicy.org

The atoll of states of Kiribati and Tuvalu have the unenviable distinction of being among the countries in the world that are most vulnerable to climate change.

devpolicy.org
Marine Rescue Port Macquarie tow Tuvalu patrol boat into Port Macquarie  Port Macquarie News

A great outcome as a result of hard work from Marine Rescue Port Macquarie.

Port Macquarie News
World Bank promises better internet for Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

A public-private partnership, with help from the World Bank, is aimed at improving internet access in Tuvalu.

Radio New Zealand
Affordable, Faster Connectivity for Tuvalu  Scoop.co.nz

NEWS RELEASE. Affordable, Faster Connectivity for Tuvalu. New project to deliver reforms and plan for major infrastructure investment. WASHINGTON, January ...

Scoop.co.nz
Tuvalu COMPOL to attend Fiji Police Force pass-out parade  Fiji Times

THE Tuvalu Commissioner of Police Luka Falefou will attend the 2019 Fiji Police Force pass out parade. This was confirmed by the Minister for Defence, Foreign ...

Fiji Times
Beijing intensifies lobbying of Pacific nations to recognise Taiwan as part of One China - China power  ABC News

Beijing has intensified its campaign to isolate Taiwan in the Pacific, pressing for the region's peak diplomatic body to formally embrace a One China policy.

ABC News
203 police recruits pass-out  Fiji Times

TWO-hundred and three new recruits were part of the Fiji Police Basic Recruit Course 02/18 pass-out parade today. Out of the total number of recruits six officers ...

Fiji Times
A Visit to Tuvalu, Surrounded by the Rising Pacific  The Atlantic

Fiona Goodall, a photographer working with Getty Images, recently visited the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, a country battling rising sea levels with ...

The Atlantic
SPC and UNDP partner to support coastal adaptation in Tuvalu - Tuvalu  ReliefWeb

On 19th December, The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) signed a Letter of Agreement, cementing their ...

ReliefWeb
Is the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu growing, and not sinking, as Craig Kelly says?  ABC News

Coalition backbencher Craig Kelly says that the low-lying Pacific island nation of Tuvalu is growing, rather than sinking. Fact Check finds that checks out.

ABC News
Japan constructing fishing vessel for Tuvalu  POST-COURIER

Tuvalu's fishing industry is expected to improve once the construction of a multi-purpose vessel is completed by Japan. Officials from both governments ...

POST-COURIER
Inter-agency effort to assist Tuvalu with early warning and action for drought  Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

Drought is a tricky hazard to prepare for in the Pacific – a silent, slow-onset disaster whose impacts may appear only gradually over months, making early ...

Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
Save Tuvalu, Save the World  The RiotACT

“If we save Tuvalu, we can save the world.” These are the words of Tuvalu's Prime Minister, Rt. Honourable, Enele Sosene Sopoaga when he was in Canberra ...

The RiotACT
Wave warning system for Tuvalu helps predict sea inundation  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu has just received a new wave forecasting system to help predict tides and sea surges across its nine atolls.

Radio New Zealand
If sea levels rise and Pacific nations go under water — what happens to maritime boundaries?  ABC News

Scientists have long predicted climate change could pose an existential threat to the tiny island nations which dot the Pacific. What impact could this have on the ...

ABC News
Tuvalu reminds UN of existential threat of climate change  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu has reminded the United Nations that climate change poses an existential threat to the country.

Radio New Zealand
Canadian fisheries officers part of South Pacific patrols  iPolitics.ca

Not quite fish out of water, but several Canadian fisheries officers have been working outside Canadian waters. As part of a collaboration with small island ...

iPolitics.ca
Japan To Fund Tuvalu's Newly Constructed Vessel  Fiji Sun Online

The Japanese Government through its International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has formalised agreements with the Tuvalu Government for the funding of a ...

Fiji Sun Online
Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga says Australia's climate change inaction undermines its 'Pacific pivot'  ABC News

Prime Minister of Tuvalu Enele Sopoaga has warned Australia that its "Pacific pivot" risks being fatally undermined by its climate change policies ahead of ...

ABC News
Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project Launches New Website | News  IISD Reporting Services

1 August 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) has launched a new website that highlights adaptation ...

IISD Reporting Services
New system to warn of freak waves and storm surges in Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

A new warning system in Tuvalu is hoped to save people from freak waves and storm surges.

Radio New Zealand
NAP Global Network Focusing on NAP Process at Country Level, Meeting Paris Agreement Goals | News  IISD Reporting Services

12 February 2019: The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has issued publications outlining the role of the NAP process in advancing adaptation ...

IISD Reporting Services
Tuvalu woman leads maritime exercise  Radio New Zealand

A senior constable from Tuvalu has become the first female Chief of Staff chosen to lead the latest operation to combat illegal fishing in the Pacific region.

Radio New Zealand
Improving Tuvalu's resilience to coastal flooding  Radio New Zealand

The United Nations Development Programme and the Pacific Community are working together to improve Tuvalu's resilience to coastal flooding.

Radio New Zealand
Weaving a life: Lakiloko and the functional beauty of Tuvalu art  The Spinoff

The Single Object is a series exploring our material culture, examining the meaning and influence of the objects that surround us in everyday life. Lakiloko ...

The Spinoff
IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Tuvalu  International Monetary Fund

July 5, 2018. On June 22, 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation[1] with Tuvalu. Tuvalu has ...

International Monetary Fund
Wave warning system for Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu has received a new wave forecasting system to help predict tides and sea surges across its nine atolls.

Radio New Zealand
Foreign Minister Winston Peters welcomes Australian minister Marise Payne to his home  New Zealand Herald

Foreign Minister Winston Peters extended some personal hospitality to his counterpart, Marise Payne, hosting her at his St Mary's Bay home in Auckland for ...

New Zealand Herald
Artist hopes to help Tuvalu's culture live on  Radio New Zealand

At 70 years old Lakiloko is making waves in New Zealand's art space by using Tuvalu's distinctive traditional weaving and crochet techniques.

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu gifts traditional canoe to American Samoa governor  Radio New Zealand

The government of Tuvalu made an "Alofa" ceremony presentation last week in Pago Pago to the incoming chair of the 9th Pacific Leaders Group Summit ...

Radio New Zealand
Former Tuvalu prime minister laid to rest  Radio New Zealand

A former Tuvalu prime minister, Apisai Ielemia, was buried on his home island yesterday after dying at his Funafuti home on Monday.

Radio New Zealand
Extending NZ citizenship to climate refugees premature – Peters  Radio New Zealand

New Zealand's deputy prime minister says it would be premature to extend New Zealand citizenship to environmental refugees fleeing the effects of climate ...

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu ministers visit Taiwan  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu has sent a ministerial delegation to Taiwan this week for high-level talks, as the two countries reaffirm their diplomatic ties.

Radio New Zealand
Australia to build high commission in Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

Australia is setting up its first high commission in Tuvalu's capital, Funafuti.

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu Language Week celebrates culture and heritage  Scoop.co.nz

The theme for Tuvalu Language Week 2018 is “ Tuvalu faka'na ki te Atua. Fakatumau au tu mo faifaiga. Tautua mo Aotearoa ”. “ Tuvalu, trust in God. Nurture ...

Scoop.co.nz
Exclusive: Netherlands' NPO3 scoops up Tuvalu comedy formats  TBI Vision

Newen Group-owned producer Tuvalu Media has scored commissions for science-focused comedy panel show The Human Experiment and comedy ...

TBI Vision
Australia aims for Tuvalu Mission by 2019  Radio New Zealand

Australia is scheduled to set up their high commission in Tuvalu by the end of the year. The new mission was announced as part of Canberra's May Budget and ...

Radio New Zealand
NZDF sends Orion to look for missing fisherman near Tuvalu  TVNZ

A crew took off from Whenuapai this morning and should have reached the search area by about now.

TVNZ
Sport: Tuvalu footballers beaten in stoppage time  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu let a two goal lead slip in the dying minutes to lose their latest match at the CONIFA World Football Cup in Lo ndon.

Radio New Zealand
IMF Staff Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation to Tuvalu  International Monetary Fund

April 24, 2018. End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views ...

International Monetary Fund
Tuvalu constable looks to inspire women leaders  Radio New Zealand

A woman from Tuvalu, who led a regional operation to combat illegal fishing in the Pacific, is hoping she can inspire other women to take on leadership roles.

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu revives plans to set aside two seats for women MPs  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu is reviving plans to add two dedicated seats for women in its parliament, as part of wider constitutional reform.

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu is growing, not shrinking, new research shows  UPI.com

According to new research, the nation of Tuvalu, a group of islands in the Pacific, has grown significantly over the last four decades.

UPI.com
Tuvalu gets big World Bank grant  Radio New Zealand

The World Bank is giving Tuvalu a $US7.5 million grant to continue a process of government reforms.

Radio New Zealand
Climate Change Saves Tuvalu  Washington Free Beacon

It seems like it happens every week. Another conventional wisdom shot to smithereens. This time it's the island nation Tuvalu, the famous "sinking" island, used ...

Washington Free Beacon
Tuvalu's Prime Minster calls on Australia to include climate change action in its 'Pacific pivot'  ABC Local

The Pacific island nation of Tuvalu is made of up low-lying atolls that are incredibly vulnerable to sea level rise induced by climate change. With world leaders ...

ABC Local
Fugro to Help Improve Coastal Resilience in Tuvalu  Dredging Today

Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the ...

Dredging Today
INTERVIEW: Tuvalu President Tinilau on the CONIFA World Football Cup and FIFA application  Football in Oceania

Football in Oceania speaks to Tuvalu Islands Football Association (TIFA) President Soseala Tinilau about the CONIFA World Football Cup and the dream of ...

Football in Oceania
Federal budget 2018: Australia sets up a diplomatic post in Tuvalu  The Australian Financial Review

Tuvalu, a remote island nation in the Pacific, with a population of just over 11,000, has rocketed up the list of Australia's diplomatic priorities. The federal ...

The Australian Financial Review
South Korea to help Tuvalu avoid risk of sinking under water  Fiji Times

SEOUL – On the brink of being submerged in water due to rising sea levels, the island state of Tuvalu, situated in the Pacific Ocean, hopes to benefit from a ...

Fiji Times
Nielsen on Thailand, Tuvalu and the Test Ban  ArmsControlWonk.com

Thailand has ratified the CTBT, while Tuvalu has signed it. It's hardly front page news, but Jenny Nielsen, a VCDNP alum and now an information officer at the ...

ArmsControlWonk.com
Sport: Tuvalu score first goal but remain winless at CONIFA World Cup  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu have finished winless in pool play at the CONIFA World Football Cup in London after a 3-1 defeat in their final match against Matabeleland.

Radio New Zealand
Kunatuba Coaches Tuvalu Men's 7s Team  Fiji Sun Online

Fijian rugby coach Elenoa Kunatuba is coaching the Tuvalu men's 7s team in this weekend's Oceania 7s tournament at the ANZ Stadium, Suva. Speaking during ...

Fiji Sun Online
Tuvalu's fisheries 'Yellow Card' over the top, says fisheries advisor  Radio New Zealand

An international fisheries advisor says that the recently lifted "Yellow Card" imposed on Tuvalu should never have been there in the first place.

Radio New Zealand
Indian government minister visits Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

A government minister from India is on an official visit to Tuvalu and has offered his country's help in the fields of medical, IT, marine, solar energy and education.

Radio New Zealand
This Pacific Island Was Expected to Disappear, But It's Actually Growing Larger  ScienceAlert

The Polynesian island nation of Tuvalu has long been marked as a prime candidate to get swallowed up by the ocean as sea levels rise, but new research ...

ScienceAlert
Red Cross ready as South Pacific cyclone season gets under way  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Suva/Kuala Lumpur/Geneva, 13 February 2019 – With the South Pacific cyclone season under way and Cyclone Oma headed for Vanuatu, Red Cross societies ...

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Sport: Tuvalu lose Conifa World Cup opener  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu have suffered a heavy defeat in their debut match at the Conifa World Football Cup in London. The Pacific nation, who beat New Caledonia and Tonga at ...

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu: Why is this Polynesian paradise the least visited place in the world?  The Independent

Why is this Polynesian paradise the least visited place in the world? Tucked away in the South Pacific, Tuvalu is a picture-perfect collection of nine islands, ...

The Independent
Migration in Asia: Where is everybody going?  Daily Mirror

The US government recently endured a month-long partial shutdown due to a partisan dispute over funding to build a wall on the country's southern border with ...

Daily Mirror
Tuvalu: How is this the least-visited country in the world? It’s gorgeous  NEWS.com.au

THE island paradise of Tuvalu is nestled in Polynesia, north of Fiji and about halfway between Australia and Hawaii.

NEWS.com.au
Tuvalu, St. Vincent call for Taiwan's participation in UN | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

New York, Sept. 27 (CNA) Two of Taiwan's diplomatic allies, Tuvalu and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on Thursday advocated for Taiwan's inclusion in the ...

Focus Taiwan News Channel
US Secretary of State: "Russia's invasions of Georgia and Ukraine are direct challenges to our way of life”  JAMnews

In the first row: US Vice President Mike Pence, Polish President Andrzej Duda, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, ...

JAMnews
Researchers find that Tuvalu is growing  Radio New Zealand

With sea levels rising dramatically as a result of climate change, low-lying Tuvalu is often considered to be sinking. But a team of researchers from the University ...

Radio New Zealand
New airport terminal opens in Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu has opened a new international airport terminal.

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu scholarships awarded  Radio New Zealand

Two students from Tuvalu have been granted university scholarships under the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project.

Radio New Zealand
Search underway after distress signal near Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

The Royal New Zealand Airforce has joined a search for an emergency beacon that's been activated in the South Pacific.

Radio New Zealand
Taiwan grants visa-free entry to Nauru, Tuvalu nationals | Politics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS  Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) Taiwan on Monday announced visa-free entry for nationals of Nauru and Tuvalu, two of its two diplomatic allies in the Pacific, as part of its ...

Focus Taiwan News Channel
“To save Tuvalu is to save the world” | Scoop News  Scoop.co.nz

To save Tuvalu is to save the world” High Level Dialogue on climate change and biodiversity held at SPC HQ 4 May 2018, Noumea, New Caledonia (SPC) ...

Scoop.co.nz
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Tuvalu 2019 Barbie 60th Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin  CoinWeek

One of the hottest selling toys and collectibles of all time, BarbieTM doll was unveiled to the world by Ruth Handler, joint founder of Mattel, at the 1959 New York ...

CoinWeek
Evening Brief: Media Valentine's and 'SNC-Lovalin'  iPolitics.ca

Tonight's Evening Brief is brought to you by Seaspan. Good evening to you. And Happy Valentine's Day … or Single's Awareness Day … or whatever occasion ...

iPolitics.ca
Government of Tuvalu launches new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change - Tuvalu  Reliefweb

July 2017, Suva – UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world's most vulnerable Small ...

Reliefweb
Tuvalu's climate resilience shored up with launch of US$38.9 million adaptation project - Tuvalu  ReliefWeb

Funafuti, Tuvalu – The Prime Minister of Tuvalu along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have today officially launched the Tuvalu ...

ReliefWeb
Connecting islands, weathering storms - Tuvalu  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Tuvalu about Disaster Management, Logistics and Telecommunications and Tropical Cyclone; published on 13 Oct 2017 ...

ReliefWeb
Taiwan to send delegation to Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu next year  Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday Aug. 27, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) met with the Deputy Premier of Pacific Island nation Tuvalu, Maatia Toafa.

Taiwan News
Pacific nations under climate threat urge Australia to abandon coal within 12 years  The Guardian

Frustrated leaders appeal to 'all OECD countries' to phase out use as Australia signals support for new plants.

The Guardian
NZ, Hawaii and Rapa Nui admitted to Polynesian Leaders Group  Radio New Zealand

New Zealand, Hawaii and Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, have been admitted as members of the Polynesian Leaders Group. Polynesian Leaders Group summit in ...

Radio New Zealand
NZ, Oz Foreign Ministers Winston Peters, Marise Payne stress Pacific in Waiheke Island bilateral meeting  New Zealand Herald

Foreign Minister Winston Peters and his Australian counterpart Marise Payne have begun their six-monthly bilateral meeting, both stressing the importance of ...

New Zealand Herald
Building resilience in vulnerable communities in Tuvalu  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

FINPAC pilot project helps local communities to better understand local weather and climate information, and build resilience towards changing weather ...

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Tuvalu tells COP23 of climate change attack  Radio New Zealand

During the Global Climate Action Day on Oceans and Coastal Zones Tuvalu's prime minister has said his nation is under attack from the effects of climate ...

Radio New Zealand
Insight, Tuvalu Media prepare to “Travel With a Goat”  Realscreen

Factual entertainment producer/broadcaster Insight TV is putting the spotlight on the relationship between animals and humans consuming meat in the new ...

Realscreen
TUVALU GROWING, NOT SINKING. ONE MORE WARMING SCARE EXPLODES  Herald Sun

The Pacific nation of Tuvalu—long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels—is actually growing in size, new research ...

Herald Sun
Tuvalu pushes for climate displacement laws at UN - Tuvalu  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Tuvalu about Climate Change and Environment; published on 14 Nov 2017 by RNZI.

ReliefWeb
Polynesian Leaders Issue Declaration on Climate Change and Oceans | News  IISD Reporting Services

29 June 2018: Heads of Government and heads of delegation from the Polynesian Leaders Group have issued the Amatuku Declaration on Climate Change ...

IISD Reporting Services
The Curious Case of the Growing Island Nation  The New American

The tiny island nation of Tuvalu, once thought to be a certain casualty of rising oceans owing to global warming, is actually growing larger, according to a study ...

The New American
Australia boosts Pacific aid and diplomacy as China influence spreads  The Telegraph

The tiny Pacific nation of Tuvalu – a series of coral atolls lined with palm tree-studded beaches and lagoons - has one airport, one hospital and one bank and ...

The Telegraph
Air Kiribati announces flights into Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

Air Kiribati has announced it is launching a once a week *service* linking Tarawa and Tuvalu's main island, Funafuti.

Radio New Zealand
Tourists could help Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu's tourism authorities are looking at how they can grow the industry in a sustainable way that also spreads the story of how they are adapting to climate ...

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu school's biogas and solar energy project wins award  Radio New Zealand

Tuvalu's Motufoua Secondary School has won an international award for its biogas and solar energy project.

Radio New Zealand
Nauru sends rocks to Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

Nauru is sending 5000 metric tonnes of rocks to Tuvalu to help with coastal protection.

Radio New Zealand
Tuvalu: Visiting one of the world's tiniest countries  Stuff.co.nz

Halfway between NZ and Hawaii, this daisy-chain of nine 'islands' is one of the world's smallest countries.

Stuff.co.nz
Tuvalu school wins international accolade for energy project  Radio New Zealand

A high school in Tuvalu has won an international award for a biogas and solar energy project which eliminates the need for imported LPG gas.

Radio New Zealand
Will Pacific Island Nations Disappear as Seas Rise? Maybe Not  National Geographic

Reef islands can grow and change shape as sediments shift, studies show.

National Geographic
Catastrophic construction: Storms can build reef islands in atoll regions  Science Daily

Many coral reef islands, or atolls, are created by water moving sand and gravel, piling it up into consecutive ridged layers. However, new research has ...

Science Daily
The Pacific Commonwealth islands on the front line of the plastic waste crisis  The Telegraph

Theresa May this week urged the Commonwealth's nations to join together to fight the scourge of plastic waste choking the world's oceans.

The Telegraph
Why the world’s least-visited country is the perfect place for a restorative trip  Well+Good

Last year, the small island nation of Tuvalu was named the least visited country in the world. Here's why you should consider visiting the locale.

Well+Good
Work underway on stronger seawall in Tuvalu  Radio New Zealand

A United Nations Development Programme-commissioned project to build a 500-metre-long seawall is underway on the Tuvalu atoll of Nukufetau.

Radio New Zealand
The South Pacific nation of Tuvalu is booming because of its domain name  NEWS.com.au

OUR tiny neighbouring nation of Tuvalu is ticking along thanks to millions in revenue from two tiny letters: .tv. Tuvalu's unique country code domain name, “.tv”, ...

NEWS.com.au
Pacific leaders call out Indonesia at UN over West Papua  Radio New Zealand

Three Pacific leaders have called out Indonesia at the UN for their human rights abuses in West Papua. Tuvalu's Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga speaks during ...

Radio New Zealand
Kiribati and Tuvalu to reconnect through air service  Radio New Zealand

Kiribati and Tuvalu are to reconnect through a new air *service*.

Radio New Zealand
 

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Tuvalu was first sighted by Europeans on 16 January 1568, during the voyage of Álvaro de Mendaña from Spain, who sailed past Nui and charted it as Isla de Jesús (Spanish for "Island of Jesus") because the previous day was the feast of the Holy Name.Mendaña made contact with the islanders but was unable to land.
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Tuvalu is a group of low-lying islands and atolls in the South Pacific that form the fourth smallest country in the world.. Understand []. It is generally believed that the earlier ancestors came mostly from Samoa, possibly by way of Tokelau, while others came from Tonga and Uvea (Wallis Island).
Welcome to Timeless Tuvalu! One of the smallest and most remote nations in the world, this unspoiled corner of the Pacific offers a peaceful, and non-commercialized environment that is ideal for rest and relaxation.The spectacular marine environment consisting of a vast expanse of ocean interspersed with atolls, magnificent lagoons, coral reefs and small islands all provide a unique South Seas ...
Tuvalu: Tuvalu, country in the west-central Pacific Ocean. It comprises nine small coral islands scattered in a chain over some 420 miles (676 km). This article presents a geographical and historical treatment of Tuvalu, including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its people, economy, and government.
Explore Tuvalu holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Approaching these islands by plane – after endless miles of rolling ocean – a dazzling smear of turquoise and green appears, ringed with coral and studded with tiny, palm-topped islets, sitting vulnerably in the surrounding waters.The landmass of Fongafale Islet (2.8 sq km), Tuvalu’s main island, is so startlingly ...
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Formerly called the Ellice Islands, Tuvalu consists of 5 low-lying coral atolls, 4 islands, and more than 100 islets, all spread over a very large area. These isolated spots of land, the above water tips of undersea mountains, are famed for their beautiful lagoons, reefs, fabulous fishing, and collectible postage stamps.
Things to Do in Tuvalu, South Pacific: See TripAdvisor's 60 traveler reviews and photos of Tuvalu tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in February. We have reviews of the best places to see in Tuvalu. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.
 

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Tuvalu ( (listen) too-VAH-loo or TOO-və-loo), formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island country located in the Pacific Ocean, situated in Oceania, about midway between Hawaii and Australia. It lies east-northeast of the Santa Cruz Islands (belonging to the Solomons), southeast of Nauru, south of Kiribati, west of Tokelau, northwest of Samoa and Wallis and Futuna and north of Fiji. It comprises three reef islands and six true atolls spread out between the latitude of 5° to 10° south and longitude of 176° to 180°, west of the International Date Line. Tuvalu has a population of 10,640 (2012 census). The total land area of the islands of Tuvalu is 26 square kilometres (10 sq mi).The first inhabitants of Tuvalu were Polynesians. The pattern of settlement that is believed to have occurred is that the Polynesians spread out from Samoa and Tonga into the Tuvaluan atolls, with Tuvalu providing a stepping stone to migration into the Polynesian Outlier communities in Melanesia and Micronesia.In 1568, Spanish navigator Álvaro de Mendaña was the first European to sail through the archipelago, sighting the island of Nui during his expedition in search of Terra Australis. The island of Funafuti was named Ellice's Island in 1819; the name Ellice was applied to all nine islands after the work of English hydrographer Alexander George Findlay. The Ellice Islands came into Great Britain's sphere of influence in the late 19th century, as the result of a treaty between Great Britain and Germany relating to the demarcation of the spheres of influence in the Pacific Ocean. Each of the Ellice Islands was declared a British Protectorate by Captain Gibson of HMS Curacoa between 9 and 16 October 1892. The Ellice Islands were administered as a British protectorate by a Resident Commissioner from 1892 to 1916, as part of the British Western Pacific Territories (BWPT), and then as part of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony from 1916 to 1976.A referendum was held in December 1974 to determine whether the Gilbert Islands and Ellice Islands should each have their own administration. As a consequence of the referendum, the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony ceased to exist on 1 January 1976, and the separate British colonies of Kiribati and Tuvalu came into existence. Tuvalu became fully independent within the Commonwealth on 1 October 1978. On 5 September 2000, Tuvalu became the 189th member of the United Nations.