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Nauru calls on UN to fight climate change
The tiny island nation has called for help as global warming threatens to claim millions of lives.
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2012 06:54

Climate change is costing millions of lives and billions of dollars according to a new study, commissioned by 20 countries.
 
Nauru is one nation feeling the effects, and the president of the tiny island country is calling for more help from the United Nations.
  
Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports.

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