Tuvalu’s worries in the news again

October 27, 2007 at 11:32 am | Posted in Islands, Pacific, Polynesia, Tuvalu | Leave a comment

Craig Simons photos COX NEWSPAPERS

The 12,000 residents of Tuvalu, a Polynesian island nation in the South Pacific, are facing some hard choices. The ocean that has nurtured them, providing plenty of food for the nets of fishermen, above, now is rising and threatening to take away their homeland.

However you view climate change, there is no denying these Pacific islanders face an uncertain future. Latest story:
Global warming brings a sinking feeling in tiny Tuvalu
An expanding Pacific Ocean threatens to swallow island nation, and end a way of life for its 9,000 citizens.

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