As climate change leads to rising sea levels, there are fears that the Maldives could be a casualty.
This update from March 2009 shows how the effects of sea level change are already being felt in the Maldives:
By late 2008, the government of the Maldives were already considering buying a new homeland:
Here are some of the predicted problems the Maldives face:
This clip shows how the Maldives has been affected by sea level rise so far:
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