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Many Strong Voices: Community Leaders Meet to Discuss Relocation in the Face of Climate Change

This week, community leaders from two small villages in very different parts of the world will meet on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to discuss a common problem:  their need to relocate as a result of climate change.  The communities of Newtok, Alaska, and the Carteret Islands, Papua New Guinea, are among the first in the world to choose relocation as the best means of adapting to the effects of a changing climate and ensuring their cultural survival. By Alyssa Johl and John Crump*

Wednesday 12 Sep 2012