I've just listened to a fascinating programme on Radio-4 about the 'first climate-change refugees' following Dan Box's journey to the sinking Cararet Islands - A BBC 'journey of a lifetime' - Dan was the winner of the annual BBC/Royal Geographical Society's competition for travellers who want to fulfil their dream journey.
He will be speaking at the Royal Geographical Society about the trip on Oct 6th and Dec 14th Monday night lecture
Radio 4 aslo has a related programme
COSTING THE EARTH The Cartaret Islands Sharks in the Garden
Tom Heap reports on the first large scale human evacuation due to climate change. The Carteret Islands, a small coral atoll in the South Pacific are slowly being submerged by the rising sea, forcing the removal of hundreds of islanders to nearby Papua New Guinea.