Photo Gallery: Climate Change and the Maldives
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Photo Gallery: Climate Change and the Maldives

Not So Much Trouble in Paradise Are Coral Islands Really Doomed?

The Maldives have become a symbol of the dangers of global warming, amid fears the low-lying nation could disappear as a result of rising sea levels. But one team of scientists believes the truth is more complicated. The Maldives coral islands, they postulate, may be growing with the rising waters.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan