Rising seas.

AuthorHohmann, Skye
PositionTALKING PICTURES - Brief article

Pacific atoll nations face the direst consequences of climate change: their complete disappearance. Kiribati expects to be the first such nation to vanish beneath the rising waves. The highest point in the Maldives is only 2.3 meters above sea level. Both nations are planning for relocation: Kiribati officials have requested that Australia and New Zealand accept their citizens as permanent refugees; the government of the...

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