Hurricanes, Human Rights and Fiji

Posted In Climate Change, News
Sep
14

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The impacts of climate change are not just a forecasted threat on the Kiribati island of Abaiang. The village of Tebunginako relocated 15 years ago due to the effects of severe coastal erosion and saltwater intrusion. Captions and Photo source: Department of Foreign Affairs

Excerpts;

Stories of lives upturned are certainly tragic, but they also help explain why rising seas and extreme weather are linked to human rights…

Read Full Article, IPS News (09-12-2017)

Escaping the Waves: a Fijian Village Relocates, a Video (10-03-2015)
“When many understand climate change in concept but not through personal experience, this exhibit carries great weight…”

Fiji becomes first country in the world to ratify Paris agreement; Guardian UK (02-15-2016)

Behind the Lens: Climate Refugees; CBS News (08-18-2017)

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The World's Beaches
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