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Island nations in peril

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Science Middle School

Rising Oceans put Island Nations in Peril

As the ocean rising, some island nations might disappear. This public radio story considers the plight of island nations at risk of slipping under water as sea levels rise. The political, economic and personal consequences are considered as you hear what could be done to prevent catastrophic changes in our geography.

Climate Change Geography Earth and Space Science Human Impacts Weather and Climate

Story Length: 5:39

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Living on Earth

AIR DATE: 06/10/2011

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