18 Jul 2019

Tuvalu seeks to attract climate change tourists

From , 3:04 pm on 18 July 2019

Tuvalu is looking to use its climate change fight as a marketing tool to attract more tourists.

The low lying coral atoll nation of just under 11-thousand people is the least visited country in the world.

But can Tuvalu's battle against rising seas attract more than the intrepid travellers visiting at present?

Sally Round paid a visit to the remote Pacific island and has this report.

Funafuti lagoon, Tuvalu

Funafuti lagoon, Tuvalu Photo: RNZ/Sally Round

Sally Round travelled to Tuvalu on a Pacific journalism grant funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade