Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | February 13, 2007

Tuvalu: That Sinking Feeling

From the Site: “Who hasn’t dreamed of one day living on a far-off island in the South Pacific? Paul Gauguin and Marlon Brando famously found their bliss among the Polynesians. But there is trouble in paradise, especially if you live on an island nation as narrow and flat as Tuvalu, where the average elevation is a mere six feet above sea level. When you live that close to the water’s edge you pay very close attention to the ocean, especially if it begins to rise. And that is what’s happening around Tuvalu, slowly, almost imperceptibly, the sea is rising.”

Watch the video at Frontline World
TPE Link – Climate Change: Global Warming

Image courtesy NOAA

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