3.1.2.3 Coastal Landscape Development- Kiribati

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The impact of climate change in Kiribati

The nation of Kiribati consist of 33 islands in the Pacific Ocean, that stretch across an area almost as wide as the USA. Kiribati's islands are very low lying sand and mangrove atols- in m- in most places only a metre or less above sea level. To visitors, Kiribati can seem like paradise, but it has been predicted that many of its islands could disappear under the sea in the next 50 years. In places the sea level is rising…

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3.1.2.3 Coastal Landscape Development- Kiribati

  • Created by: Lisa Paul
  • Created on: 07-05-18 17:30

The impact of climate change in Kiribati

The nation of Kiribati consist of 33 islands in the Pacific Ocean, that stretch across an area almost as wide as the USA. Kiribati's islands are very low lying sand and mangrove atols- in m- in most places only a metre or less above sea level. To visitors, Kiribati can seem like paradise, but it has been predicted that many of its islands could disappear under the sea in the next 50 years. In places the sea level is rising…

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