‘My father will go down like the captain of the Titanic’: life on the Pacific’s disappearing islands

Many in the Saposa Islands are wrestling with the dilemma of starting a new life on the mainland or staying to watch their homes vanishAn impossible choice: leave your island or fight to stay? – podcastIn Samoa we are born into land, climate change threatens to take it away from usAn impossible choice: when climate change arrives at your door – podcastFrancis Tony is buried on an island that is shrinking.The sea breaks on a shoreline that is now less than five metres away from his simple gravesite on Toruar Island in the Solomon Sea. But his son Christopher Sese says the family have no plans to move Tony’s bones to a new gravesite. Continue reading…




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