Photo by Pip Starr. www.starr.tv
As the sea level rises the islanders drinking water and crops have been poisoned by salt and one entire island has been cut in half by the waves. The 1000 Islanders are now being evacuated and their home abandoned to the waves. These are the first people to be officially labelled as climate change refugees.
Dan Box will be blogging live on his journey to the Carteret Islands at: www.journeytothesinkinglands.wordpress.com