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Rising sea level will increase coastal flooding (Economic)
Loss of tourism, Damage repair and Loss of agricultural land
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Rising sea level will increase coastal flooding (Social)
Deaths, Water supplies are affected, loss of housing, loss of jobs
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Rising sea level will increase coastal flooding (Environmental)
ecosystems are affected, vegetation is killed, increased erosion
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Maldives case study (Background information)
population is 300,000 people, ter is 1190 islands inhabitated 119, the average height is 1.5 metre above sea level this could be sumberged from 50 to 100 years.
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Maldives case study (Economic) Disadvantages
Loss of tourism- largest industry in Maldives could massively reduce the income. disrupting fishing industry - largest export in Maldives can reduce country income
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Maldives case study (Social) Disadvantages
Houses are damaged or destroyed could make whole communties homeless, less fishwater available low already if polluted with salty seawater islands have to rely on rainwater or expensive plants.
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Maldives case study (Environmental) Disadvantages
Loss of beaches wears beaches away rapidly, destroys habitats and exposes land, Loss of soil the soil is shallow on most islands couod mean most plants won't be able to grow
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Maldives case study (Political) Disadvantages
Maldivian government has asked Japanese government to give $60 million to build 3m high sea wall. changes to environmental policies increased flooding, changes to long term plans buying land in Australia and India.
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Deaths, Water supplies are affected, loss of housing, loss of jobs

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Rising sea level will increase coastal flooding (Social)

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ecosystems are affected, vegetation is killed, increased erosion

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population is 300,000 people, ter is 1190 islands inhabitated 119, the average height is 1.5 metre above sea level this could be sumberged from 50 to 100 years.

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Loss of tourism- largest industry in Maldives could massively reduce the income. disrupting fishing industry - largest export in Maldives can reduce country income

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