Category Archives: Islands

Chagos Islands: A Tale Of Two Colonies

About The Chagos Islands The Chagos Islands are remote islands in the Indian Ocean. They consist of a group of seven atolls with more than 60 individual tropical islands. They are situated about 500 kilometres south of the Maldives archipelago. … Continue reading

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Abandoning Home: Lost Places

This month considers some “lost places” that have been destroyed by events that are related to differing climate change impacts. One town was destroyed by fire, another was destroyed by a powerful hurricane and the third lost place is a … Continue reading

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Sark’s Energy Crisis & Germany’s Drought Impacts

Introduction This month an energy crisis is unfolding on the small Channel Island of Sark. Possible solutions in the long term would be to avoid use of fossil fuels which have become unsustainable. The German summer drought is likely to … Continue reading

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