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Samoa Under Threat

This video segment adapted from Bullfrog Films examines the possible effects of global warming on the Pacific island of Samoa. For many Samoans who grew up with a subsistence way of life, learning to cope with natural disasters is nothing new. But, as Penehuru Lefale—the climatologist interviewed in the video—asserts, extreme weather events appear to be on the rise, threatening the survival of a Polynesian culture that is thousands of years old.

This media asset was adapted from Andrea Torrice's "Rising Waters: Global Warming and the Fate of the Pacific Islands" distributed by Bullfrog Films.

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