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The Marshall Islands aren’t giving in to sea level rise

The precariously placed island nation has put together a comprehensive—if expensive—plan to survive sea level rise.
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$59 million, gone: How Bikini Atoll leaders blew through U.S. trust fund

The Trump administration lifted spending limits on the fund, which aids descendants of people forced to leave the coral reef because of U.S. nuclear testing.
U.S. nuclear testing's devastating legacy lingers, 30 years after moratorium

U.S. nuclear testing's devastating legacy lingers, 30 years after moratorium

The United States conducted 1,054 atomic tests—costing more than $100 billion and taking an incalculable toll on humans and the environment.

Climate change is killing her country. Who will decide if it lives?

Climate change is killing her country. Who will decide if it lives?

“The future I want,” says Tina Stege, the climate envoy for the Marshall Islands, “is a future where we get to choose.”
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Tuvalu minister to address Cop26 knee deep in seawater to highlight climate crisis

Foreign minister Simon Kofe hopes the speech will demonstrate the reality for countries on the frontline.

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Hundreds of Pacific Islands are getting bigger despite global warming

New research says hundreds of islands in the Pacific are growing in land size, even as climate change-related sea level rises threaten the region.
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Climate change could destroy the Marshall Islands in 30 years

By 2035, the U.S. Geological Survey projects that some of the Marshall Islands will be submerged. Others will no longer have drinking water because their aquifers will be contaminated with saltwater.

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