Pacific people fighting back

Posted on: Tue 22 Sep 2020

Sea level rise is a serious threat to the low-lying islands of Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean.

To fight it, their president recently announced that he plans to raise the islands to make them habitable for as long as possible.

To examine the environmental, cultural and political aspects of Kiribati’s situation, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Patrick Nunn, Professor of Geography at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Pacific people have been ‘pummelled and demeaned’ for too long – now they’re fighting back

Produced by Des Lawrence

Wiki image: Arorae


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