Tonga is one of the featured locations in 24 Hours of Reality. Once you learn how climate change is impacting Tonga, here’s how you can help.
When it comes to sea level rise though, glaciers — rather than sea ice — are what matter. Sea level isn’t affected much when ice that’s already floating in the ocean melts. But when glaciers melt, water that’s been stored atop land in ice for thousands of years flows into the sea. Glacial melt has accounted for about half of global sea level rise in recent decades.
Our next featured Presenter is Merewalesi Nailatikau, who will be putting the spotlight on Tonga.
A new study suggests that when water off the coast of New South Wales gets too warm, the seaweed has trouble producing its natural antibiotics and gets sick.
‘Oku kau ‘a Tonga he ngaahi fonua ‘oku lele mai ai e polokalama ‘i he Houa 24 Mo’oni’i Me’a.