How do we save small islands from climate change? - BBC My World

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The smallest island nations are some of the most beautiful places on Earth, but they’re facing huge problems. As global temperatures go up, ice caps are melting and causing the world’s sea levels to rise. By 2100, levels are predicted to rise by over a metre, which means that small island nations could become uninhabitable. One small island is taking a stand to protect themselves: the children of Palau, a Republic of tiny islands in Micronesia, have written a pledge to protect their environment.

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