As the first Pacific Island town faces relocation due to climate change, Pacific countries will meet at a United Nations conference in Samoa next week to try and develop strategies for the Western Pacific. Asia-Pacific Journalism reports.
Report – By Marcus Bank
The future of the low-lying Pacific Island nations such as Kiribati and the Marshall Islands republic is at serious risk because of climate change.
Rising sea levels could reach one metre within 100 years, and by 20 cm within the next 20 to 30 years, leading scientists told a World Science Week seminar in Auckland last week.