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Moaniba Ratitaake (left), 40 years old has 7 children is a fisherman and supports his family by selling his catch. Moaniba lives in Eita village on South Tarawa island, Kiribati. Moaniba moved to Eita village to live on an area of land owned by his wives family once it was connected to water and electrcitiy. Initially he could drive all the way to the house, but for the last 4-5 years much of the land remains underwater during hightide. Moaniba plans to build more sea walls around the land that reaches the ocean but he concedes this is only a short term fix for what will inevitably be uninhabitable land.

Moaniba Ratitaake (left), 40 years old has 7 children is a fisherman and supports his family by selling his catch. Moaniba lives in Eita village on South Tarawa island, Kiribati. Moaniba moved to Eita village to live on an area of land owned by his wives family once it was connected to water and electrcitiy. Initially he could drive all the way to the house, but for the last 4-5 years much of the land remains underwater during hightide. Moaniba plans to build more sea walls around the land that reaches the ocean but he concedes this is only a short term fix for what will inevitably be uninhabitable land.