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Climate Refugees

Finding Refuge As the Tides Rise : The Climate Migration Crisis

In May of 2014, Ioane Teitiota, a 38 ­year­ old man from the small island nation of Kiribati, made the world’s first climate change­related refugee appeal. Overnight, Kiribati became the face o of climate change migration. Surrounded on all sides by the Pacific Ocean, it has been hard hit by the effects of climate change. Internalizing that rising