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Study offers hope for survival of island nations as sea levels rise

Some of the world's smallest nations might survive rising sea levels brought about by climate change but in different forms as their atoll islands grow and change, according to a New Zealand research. Pacific island atolls might in fact be getting larger or remaining stable in their size as new gravel and sand is carried by... Read More

A student from the General Yermolov Cadet School takes part in weapons training during a two-day field exercise near the village of Sengileyevskoye, Russia, April 13, 2014. The school is a state-run institution that teaches military and patriotic classes in addition to a normal syllabus. It allows pupils to take part in field-training trips which are seen as a treat for students. – Reuters pic, April 23, 2014.

A student from the General Yermolov Cadet School takes part in weapons training during a two-day field exercise near the village of Sengileyevskoye, Russia, April 13, 2014. The school is a state-run institution that teaches military and patriotic classes in addition to a normal syllabus. It allows pupils to take part in field-training trips which are seen as a treat for students. – Reuters pic, April 23, 2014.

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