Maldives fighting to stay afloat

Rising sea levels due to global warming threaten island-country in Indian Ocean.



    Rising global temperatures may be melting the Earth's ice caps in the far north and south, but the effects are already being felt all over the globe.

    The millions of tonnes of fresh water flowing into the oceans have a huge impact on communities thousands of kilometres away.

    Al Jazeera's Stephen Cole reports from the Maldives Islands in the Indian Ocean, where global warming is the biggest topic of conversation.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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