by Emily Atkin Posted on January 29, 2014
Faced with rising sea levels that flood farmlands and seep into homes during high tide, residents of the Fijian village of Vunidogolo are packing their bags.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 26, 2013
Though the ocean is slowly swallowing his home island nation, 37-year-old Ioane Teitota cannot be deemed a 'climate change refugee' and cannot seek permanent asylum in New Zealand.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 1, 2013
A man from the small island nation of Kiribati is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a climate change refugee in what will become a more common plight as sea-level rise threatens low-lying islands and coastal areas.