Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Environment

Worldwide: Small Islands Preparing for Climate Change Evacuations

The Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives is one of a number of countries threatened by rising sea levels, and the president is looking to Australia for a potential new home.

(Maldives Island Image by Patrick Verdier)

The 350,000 residents of the Maldives, a group of picture-perfect tropical islands found …Read More: Worldwide: Small Islands Preparing for Climate Change Evacuations

Environment

Will Small Islands Vanish Beneath the Waves?

Climatologists are predicting a significant – and frightening – rise in sea levels over the next century. What does this mean for the world’s small islands?

(Image of Niue Sourced from The Cayman Institute)

It is a little-known fact that December 24th, 2006, was a momentous day in …Read More: Will Small Islands Vanish Beneath the Waves?