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Pacific nation Tuvalu has grown by 73 hectares over 40 years

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by February 13, 2018 Pacific News, Regional News

AUCKLAND,12 FEBRUARY 2018 (STUFF NZ)–The tiny Pacific nation of Tuvalu – once thought to be under threat from rising sea levels – has grown the size of California’s Disneyland over the past 40 years.

It’s mostly thanks to waves dumping extra sediment, sand and gravel on shore lines, according to research by Auckland University scientists.  We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

 

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