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Paradise isn't too high

September 20th 2013
In fact, at its highest point, does not exceed more than seven feet, while the average stays at five. So there is a good reason to worry about rising sea levels in a climate change scenario. Moreover, recalling the aftermath of the tsunami of December 26, 2004. Its three hundred fifty thousand inhabitants are distributed in 1,196 islands grouped into 26 atolls. Less than two hundred are inhabited, ... read more
Asia » Maldives » Ari Atoll

Maldivian Flag The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM - currently in his sixth term in office - has dominated t... ... read more
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