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Learn how climate change has impacted food and freshwater resources on the Carteret Islands of Papua New Guinea in these two videos adapted from UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative and Pacific Black Box, Inc. Video 1: Nicholas Hakata explains that flooding carries sand inland, creates mosquito breeding grounds, destroys property, and causes starvation. His fellow islanders discuss relocating the community. Video 2: Carteret Island teenager Jerryanne Hugo talks about the crop destruction and water shortage caused by sea level rise.
Adapted from "Sinking Paradise" /UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative.