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Maldives switches focus from climate threat to mass tourism

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The government plans to increase tourism from 1.3 million people a year to more than seven million within 10 years. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo

The new government plans to relocate residents to larger atolls – leaving small islands ripe for development. It says these super resorts, not solar power, will create the money needed to adapt to climate change

March 3, 2017 — When Mohamed Nasheed, the young, first democratically elected president of the Maldives, said in 2008 that he was seeking to buy a new homeland to save his people from being Continue reading Maldives switches focus from climate threat to mass tourism