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01 JANUARY 2013

Midway Atoll where albatross chicks die from ingesting plastic

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2012 • albatross • animal cruelty • bottle top • Chris Jordancritical habitatdebrisdestructive practices • ecological disaster • ecological responsibility • environmental consequences • environmental tragedy • Honoluluhuman activities • ingesting • marine debris • microbeads • Midway Atoll • Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge • Pacific islandphotographer • photographic narrative • plasticplastic bottles • remote location • remote paradise • responsibilityrubbish • sea birds • short filmtoxic materialsunnecessary sufferingvisual journey • wildlife conservation

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Simon Perkins
25 MAY 2009

Carteret Islanders: the first climate change refugees

"Carteret Islanders of Papua New Guinea have become the first climate refugees as they relocate to new sites to escape the effects of climate change on their homeland.

According to PNG's Post Courier, the islanders moved to their new homes, Tinputz, the relocation site, last Wednesday to prepare the land for their families to move over permanently.
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There were reports in the media earlier in the year and even late last year stating that the Carteret Islanders will be the first refugees of climate change and this has come to pass."
(Solomon Islands News, 06 May 2009)


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2009 • atoll • Bouganville • Carteret Atoll • Carteret Islands • citizenshipclimate change • climate change awareness • climate change casualtycommunitydisplacementecological crisis • flooded conditions • flooding • global responsibilityisland • Kilinailau Islands • PacificPacific islandPacific RimPapua New Guinea • PNG • refugee • relocation • social changeSolomon Islandssustainability • Tinputz • traditiontransformation • Tulun

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Simon Perkins
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