Tuvalu : a polynesian requiem

Photography : Laurent WEYL    

After long years of hesitancy, the eleven thousand inhabitants of Tuvalu ended up facing the facts: climate change condemns the existence of their islands, of their communities and of their culture. Within fifty to eighty years, the sea level rise combined with more powerful winds and longer droughts, should force most of them to leave the country. For lack of resources and vanishing land. Refusing the "wait and see" attitude this small ( more ...)