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erosion
It seems that a second Native Tribe is going to have to be located. First it was the Alaskan Kivalina, whose Island was not so much destroyed by sea level rise, but through loss of Sea Ice. The frozen Sea Ice normally surrounds the Island in the Winter and Spring months, during times of stormy...
Thanks to Pakalolo for this great article!   Bill Fletcher, Jr. of the Global African, discussed the looming disaster in the Caribbean with climate and development scientist Ramon Bueno and Caribbean climate change activists Stina Herberg and Empress Modupe Olufunmi-Jacobs to talk mitigation and the activism behind the threat. The Transcript and video of the interviews...
  From the Christian Science Monitor  As Antarctica’s ice shelves collapse, the glaciers they buttress will contribute to sea level rise. Currently, the glaciers in the study, which lie along 500 miles of the southern Antarctic Peninsula coast, are losing some 56 billion tons of ice a year to the ocean, according to the new...

About P.R.A.E.R.

“Those who have the least to do with climate change are the ones suffering first and the greatest.”  – Wade M. Norris

P.R.A.E.R. is the acronym for Program for Relocating Environmental Refugees.

Since 2008, Wade M. Norris has been documenting and advocating for housing, financial aid, and relocation support for environmental refugees and indigenous communities in low lying islands across the globe who risk being displaced (or have already been displaced) by climate change and sea level rise.