Apr 18, 2013
A Nation Literally Under Water: PBS Presents The Island President
The 2004 tsunami wiped out 50 percent of the GDP of The Maldives in one hour, laments one of the experts upon whom former President Mohamed Nasheed relies in his nation's ongoing battle for survival.
Apr 18, 2013
Los Angeles Times
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"The Island President" . Comprising 2,000 pancake-flat islands in the Indian Ocean, with a mean elevation of about five feet above sea level, the Maldives will be the first nation to go, literally, when the oceans rise.
Screening, talk to explore sea-level risk risks
After living for more than two years in the small island nation of Samoa, I am well aware of the many challenges facing these small island states.
Charleston City Paper
Freeloaders: Get outside
This week's freebies include some awesome opportunities to get outside and have fun.
Bard to host screening, discussion on climate change
The Bard Center for Environmental Policy, in conjunction with C2C Fellows Network, will host a screening of "The Island President," a 2011 documentary that chronicles Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed's efforts to confront climate change and rising sea levels, which threaten to submerge the 1,200 islands that make up the low-lying nation.