2 Aug 2019

Tuvalu plans man-made island in face of rising seas

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 2 August 2019

Traditional leaders in Tuvalu have come up with a grand plan for a man-made island to ensure their people and their culture can survive rising seas.

They're seeking money to build the sanctuary to escape overcrowding, food insecurity and other pressures afflicting the low lying atolls often cited as the canary in the coal mine for climate change.

RNZ Pacific's Sally Round has been in Tuvalu and has this report.