The Maldives As Microcosm Of Climate Collapse

Climate collapse is everywhere, but in the Maldives you can’t avoid it

indi.ca
10 min readAug 16, 2023

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Sandbags on the approach to Velana Airport

When you fly into the Maldives you feel like the Mafia. “Nice place, shame if something happened to it.” And you’re the thing that’s happening to it.

In the Maldives you can see both climate change and the impossibility of averting it within…

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Indrajit (Indi) Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Follow me at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.