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Their country is disappearing

How would you react if someone said your entire country could be uninhabitable in just a matter of years? Chris travels to the Marshall Islands in Micronesia to meet residents fighting to save their beloved island nation, which is at grave risk of being inundated by rising sea levels. And in the face of such uncertainty, thousands of Marshallese have decided to move to an unlikely enclave — in America’s deep South.


The military paid for a study on sea level rise. The results were scary.

Marshall Islands: Concrete dome holding nuclear waste could leak…

The Marshall Islands makes call for climate finance at G7…

Marshallese move to Arkansas seeking a better life…

You’re making this island disappear…

Producer/Camera: Chris James
Editor: Will Colby
Supervising Producer: Allison Brown

Special thanks to the College of the Marshall Islands for the incredible drone footage!…

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