“We Are Fighting For Survival,” Pacific Islands Leader Warns

Posted In News, Sea Level Rise
Aug
31

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A cemetery by the eroded coastline, Majuro, Marshall Islands. Photo source: ©© Deutsche Welles

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Pacific islanders will challenge world leaders this week to act on climate change, warning that their low-lying atolls are close to becoming uninhabitable because of rising seas and increasingly severe floods, droughts and storm surges…

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