Sunday, 28 November 2021 08:08 GMT

Experts say 80 percent of Maldives may be unlivable by 2050


(MENAFN) Experts and Maldives’s leader announced that nearly 80 percent of the Maldives may be unlivable by 2050 due to recent high rates of worldwide warming.

US network ABC recorded that sea-level increase because of worldwide climate change is an “existential threat” to the archipelago chain, while referring to US space agency NASA and the US Geological Survey.

Maldives Premier Ibrahim Mohamed Solih affirmed during the current UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), “If we do not reverse this trend, the Maldives will cease to exist by the end of this century.”

ABC News said that over 90 percent of islands in the Maldives are struggling with serious destruction, and 97 percent of the Maldives does not have fresh groundwater like before, as mentioning Maldives’ previous Leader Mohammed Nasheed, a top voice on climate change.


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