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‘Warning for the World’: Five Pacific Islands Officially Lost to Rising Seas

(COMMON DREAMS) Nadia Prupis, May 11, 2016 — Five Pacific Islands have been swallowed by rising seas and coastal erosion, in what Australian researchers say is the first confirmation of what climate change will bring.The submerged region, which was part of the Solomon Islands archipelago and was above water as recently as 2014, was not inhabited by humans.

Source: ‘Warning for the World’: Five Pacific Islands Officially Lost to Rising Seas | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community