Kiribati: The First Country Underwater?

Mangrove trees in Kiribati peak out above rising sea levels. Photo Credit: Counterpunch

Mangrove trees in Kiribati peak out above rising sea levels. Photo Credit: Counterpunch

Kiribati, a collection of atolls (small islands) in the Pacific Ocean, has contributed very little to climate change. But it has the unfortunate distinction of being one of the countries that will be hardest hit by rising sea levels. Here’s the country’s official adaptation strategy. Will it work?

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