This article discusses the impact on the Fiji Islands from sea level rise. And it’s not just Fiji.
But in island nations across the Pacific, climate change has well and truly arrived and is already posing an existential threat to communities. Rising sea levels have swallowed up five of the Solomon Islands since the mid-20th century. For Kiribati, a small island nation made up of coral atolls, rising waters pose a threat so dire that in 2014 the government purchased a 20-square-kilometer piece of land in Fiji, to be used to re-settle climate refugees.