Best of 2013: Drowning Nation Faces Extinction

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati looks like a paradise but its days are numbered. As global climate change causes the oceans to rise, these low-lying atolls are losing ground with each passing year...but Kiribati faces a more immediate crisis: the encroaching saltwater is poisoning the freshwater supply, which could turn Kiribati’s mostly impoverished citizens into refugees within a few years. The remarkable images and facts about Kiribati. (Source: Bloomberg)
Why Visa Is Investing in Stripe
03:53 - Stripe, an online payments processor, said it received an investment from Visa as part of a $100 million funding round valuing the startup at $5 billion. Bloomberg's Emily Chang reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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