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Torres Strait 8: Australian Islanders in landmark climate fight

Date Added: April 15, 2021 02:38:17 PM
Author: Sutra Web Directory
Category: Health & Beauty: Environmental Health

A group of indigenous islanders from Australia’s Torres Strait has launched a world-first legal battle in a bid to protect their homes.They argue Australia has breached their rights to culture and life by failing to adequately address climate change.The low-lying islands, located on the northern tip of Australia, have seen rising sea levels, coastal erosion and flooding in recent years.