– The paper aims to further understand the contribution of indigenous knowledge to disaster risk reduction through reviewing the experiences of Baliau village situated on Manam Island in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea.
Africa and the Rising Oceans: What Consequences?
Rising sea levels are one of the more marked expected consequences of climate change for they threaten many territories and human installations, or even in some cases small island States or entire countries with disappearance.
L’Afrique face à la montée des océans : quelles conséquences ?
Most Australians today know the hot, rocky island of Nauru as a Pacific country to which Australia sends asylum seekers who have come by boat. Far fewer recall proposals 50 years ago to resettle the population of Nauru on an island off the Queensland coast. Extensive and lucrative phosphate mining on Nauru by Australia, the United Kingdom and New Zealand throughout the 20th century devastated much of the 21 square kilometre island, and scientists believed it would be rendered uninhabitable by the mid-1990s.