An island in the Maldives. Photo: Damian Gollnisch/picture alliance via Getty Images
Livelihoods or lives? Maldives and other small island states’ dilemma
  • Many small island developing states, or Sids, rely on tourism, but the industry is a major driver of climate change, which threatens to submerge their nations
  • While salvaging the economies of these countries is complex, there has never been serious efforts by Sids to consider different economic sectors, one expert says
29 Sep 2021 - 12:08AM