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Maldives Stays on the Brink; Looks at Moving Homeland Down Under

January 9, 2012 / No Comments

Picture this! Mohammed Nasheed, the President of the precariously placedislandofMaldives, has announced that he is considering moving his entire country to Australia before the island nation disappears beneath the rising waves! Sea level rise is one of the most significant impacts of climate change, and the Maldives is among the most vulnerable countries. Its 1,200 island fragments average only about five ...