Rising Seas Wash Dead Away from Marshall Islands Graves

Posted In Erosion, News, Sea Level Rise
Jun
6

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

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Rising sea levels have washed the remains of at least 26 Japanese second world war soldiers from their graves on a low-lying Pacific archipelago, the foreign minister of the Marshall Islands has said…

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