Encroaching seas in the far Pacific are raising the salt level in the wells of the Marshall Islands. Waves threaten to cut one sliver of an island in two.
Houses Along CoastlineRising sea levels pose a very high risk to the communities in the region. Families are already being evacuated from their houses due to erosion and salination of agricultural land and wells.
The Marshallese government now faces the reality of swelling seas threatening their atoll. It's forced the nation's leaders to contemplate the possibility of having to relocate their nation one day. To where - that remains anyone's guess.