Sunday, February 23, 2020

Environment

Micronesia: Small Island States as the “Canary in the Coal Mine”

The tiny nation of Nauru may have a small population – and fewer resources – but the country has become a pivotal force in battling the destruction small islands face from climate change.

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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 …Read More: Will Small Islands Vanish Beneath the Waves?

Celebs visiting resorts

For Hillary Clinton, a Unique Island Kind of Island-Hopping

After a family holiday in the sunny Turks and Caicos, Secretary of State Clinton visited the remote islands and fjords of Greenland for international talks on climate change.

For an unforgettable Easter Break, Hillary Clinton and her family, including former president Bill, her daughter Chelsea and her husband Mark, took a sun-dappled holiday …Read More: For Hillary Clinton, a Unique Island Kind of Island-Hopping