The story of the sinking island has become a well-used trope in international climate change negotiations. While the vulnerability of these islands is not contested, many speculate that island populations will take flight long before the Pacific becomes uninhabitable.
Rupert Neudeck (14 May 1939 – 31 May 2016) was a German journalist and humanitarian. He died aged 77 of complications following cardiac surgery.
Marshall Islands – Pure blue ocean waters, coconut trees lining the horizon and untouched beaches scattered across hundreds of kilometers of ocean. It sounds like a tropical paradise, and is a tropical paradise, for some, some of the time.