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Tiny Island Makes Climate a Priority

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Tiny Island Makes Climate a Priority

Tiny Island Makes Climate a Priority

Tiny Island Makes Climate a Priority

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Palau, a tiny island nation about 600 miles southeast of the Philippines, boasts incredible biodiversity and some of the world's best diving – and it is on the frontline of the global warming debate.

Rising sea levels and increasing global temperatures mean Palau and its 20,000 inhabitants are fighting for survival.

As part of the Climate Connections series, Robert Siegel talks with Tommy Remengesau, the president of Palau, about his nation's challenge and solutions he has enacted.

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