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57. The Maldives • The Indian Ocean

Wehave selected 100 unique places on Earth that are projected to undergo profound changes within the next few generations. We based our selection of the 100 places on the 4th Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Simply by drawing attention to the beauty of these places, 100 Places to Remember Before they Disappear creates an argument to preserve them. The 100 Places we have chosen to highlight, and the people who live in them, are in serious danger because of rising sea levels, rising temperatures and extreme weather events triggered by climate change. Among ambassadors are Joss Stone, Desmund Tutu for more info visit www.100places.com. A Tropical Paradise just above Water Famous for its 1200 tropical islands, snow-white beaches, swaying palm trees and richly coloured coral reefs, the Maldives has become a tourist paradise. This island nation, officially called the Republic of Maldives, consists of 22 atolls with many small islands scattered in circles. It stretches almost 1000 kilometres from north to south in the Indian Ocean, south-west of the Indian subcontinent. Only 198 of the islands are permanently inhabited, although many others have been developed into tourist resorts. For the 360000 inhabitants, tourism has become the biggest industry, accounting for almost 30% of national income and more than 60% of foreign currency. With 80% of the country less than one metre above sea level, climate change poses a serious threat to the

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Conrad Maldives Rangali Island - Part Two - TravelStore

TravelStore presents the epitome of tropical paradise. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort (part of the Hilton Worldwide Resorts) resides in a spectacular location on the Indian Ocean. Offering the ultimate in romance and barefoot luxury, this is one of the world’s most luxurious getaways. This resort is also home to the world’s only all glass undersea restaurant, for an unparalleled dining experience. Contact an expert today at 888-761-7447 or online at www.travelstoreusa.com and let us plan your dream vacation.

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HE Mr Hohamed Aslam, Minister of Housing, Transport and Environment, Maldives - Part I

High Level Roundtable on HCFC Phase out Management Plan Initiation, Implementation, Maldives, 10 June 2010.

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snorkelling in Maldives

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The Maldives Are Not Sinking

An excerpt of the documentary “Global Warming Doomsday Called Off!” In this clip professor Nils Axel Morner, from Stockholm University travels to the Maldives and finds out that the ocean levels have dropped in recent years.

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