The Island Nation Doomed to Disappear Within Half a Century

“What we are looking at here is the eventual extinction of a distinct race of people, through loss of their home lands, and with it their vibrant social system and culture,” Lewis has said. “This is irreversible.” Kiribati president Anote Tong says that the nation will be uninhabitable within just 30 to 60 years, although the effects of climate change are being felt there already.

Written by: Yohani Kamarudin

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Photo: Jon Lewis

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