Connect The Dots On Climate Change Home Sweet Home  Thanks to climate change, low-lying island nations may have to evacuate, and sooner than previously expected. Melting of the Greenland and west Antarctic ice sheets has been underestimated, scientists say, and populations in countries like the Maldives, Kiribati, Tuvalu and others may need to move within a decade

Our favorite islands may have to be evacuated if they are only a few feet above sea level.

Christmas Island, Kiribati

Kiritimati, or Christmas Island, in the Kiribati Line Islands is the largest coral atoll in the world. It is larger than the Mediterranean island of Malta. The Kiribati Line Islands are the world’s farthest forward time zone, welcoming a new day 14 hours

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Brook Meakins: Slideshow From Kiribati -- Pictures of an Atoll Rising Just Above Sea Level

Slideshow From Kiribati -- Pictures of an Atoll Rising Just Above Sea Level

Brook Meakins: Slideshow From Kiribati -- Pictures of an Atoll Rising Just Above Sea Level

A mother and her daughter taking a dip in the sea. Their land is on the northernmost part of the Tarawa atoll which is slowly being consumed by the sea. The people of Kiribati are under pressure to relocate due to sea level rise. Each year, the sea level rises by about half an inch. Though this may not sound like much, it is a big deal considering the islands are only a few feet above sea level, which puts them at risk of flooding and sea swells. It is well agreeable that the people of…

A mother and her daughter taking a dip in the sea. Their land is on the northernmost part of the Tarawa atoll which is slowly being consumed by the sea. The people of Kiribati are under pressure to relocate due to sea level rise. Each year, the sea level rises by about half an inch. Though this may not sound like much, it is a big deal considering the islands are only a few feet above sea level, which puts them at risk of flooding and sea swells. It is well agreeable that the people of…

Kiribati Island

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Kiribati

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Tavalu, Kiribati (For some reason even in the backpacker/travelers community Kiribati seems to be almost impossible to get to, almost humorously so lol..)

Tavalu, Kiribati (For some reason even in the backpacker/travelers community Kiribati seems to be almost impossible to get to, almost humorously so lol.

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