The story of Nauru, the "country that ate itself"

This island in the Pacific used to have one of the highest standards of living in the world, but eventually collapsed. This is the story of Nauru, the "country that ate itself".

08/02/2020 9:58 AM
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  • Craig C.
    18 hours

    Good ol miners, what could go wrong?

  • Don S.
    3 days

    Greed of mankind.

  • Ebelina T.
    3 days

    Yeah good example but your countries needed the phosphate so that it's people can grow their own food this is how generous the Nauruans are, where will you people get your food without our phosphate? Your soul is not capable of growing healthy plant till phosphate was discovered by you greedy people

  • Ahmad M.
    4 days

    Depending on one source of revenue, exploited by colonialism is not sustainable. It was inevitable that the island came to self destruction. It's a lesson to many similar nations.

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    5 days

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  • Samir S.
    6 days 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Ibishi A.
    6 days

    The island should be called KARMA'S PLAYGROUND

  • Angeilou C.
    6 days


  • Troy P.
    08/05/2020 23:00

    The Australian government supports this regime by paying them to illegally take refugees that had attempted to enter Australia which is against the refugee charter human rights charters that Australia were signatories.

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    08/05/2020 13:49

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  • Ted W.
    08/05/2020 11:04

    Watch. Think. Sobering

  • Mark J.
    08/05/2020 07:25

    It’s like what we are doing to planet earth on a smaller scale .

  • Maheen B.
    08/05/2020 06:54

    never heard about this

  • PauLey
    08/05/2020 06:44

    Colonisers: *plunder Nauru* Colonisers: The Country That Ate Itself 😳

  • Artful C.
    08/05/2020 06:26

    The UAE will be like this one day

  • Rangamar J.
    08/05/2020 06:23

    So fckn sad

  • Tod M.
    08/05/2020 06:23

    Governments usually fail to manage resources properly.

  • Kunal D.
    08/05/2020 05:02

    It is idiotic to consider an island this small having a population of mere 12,000 as a "country".

  • Ritu A.
    08/05/2020 01:26

    When they needed to take care for their nature.. They were busy earning money by exploiting this nature.. Now it's nature's turn.. Not happy but no sympathy though... It's natural

  • Alexander B.
    08/05/2020 00:00

    Pakita mo license mo

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