Gardi Sugdub Relocation Features in Latest Film from The Shore Line Project
Book Review of the 'Climate Change and Displacement Reader'
News Report on Telemetro (Panama) (in Spanish)
The Shore Line Project, directed by Liz Miller, sheds light on the predicament of coastal communities around the world which face displacement. A recent film by the Shore Line Project looks at the displacement and relocation process of the island of Gardi Sugdub in Panama. Due to the consequences of rising sea levels, more than 30,000 people from the Gunayala islands of Panama face displacement. The 1000 Gunayala members of the Gardi Sugdub island are currently carrying out their planned relocation to the safer mainland. The film interviews Blas Lopez, a community leader of the Gunayala community of Gardi Sugdub. To the Main Land: Carti Sugdup's Solution from ShoreLine on Vimeo....
In 2012, Scott Leckie, Ezekiel Simperingham and Jordan Bakker of DS compiled the “Climate Change and Displacement Reader”, which brings together fifty-one of the leading texts on climate change and displacement. It provides a consolidated source and substantive overview of the key issues relating to climate change and displacement, including: the reality of climate displacement; the shape of current and proposed international law on this matter; the institutional and governance framework that will address and respond to this crisis; and an analysis of what a cross-section of governments and civil society organizations are already doing to prepare for and act against climate displacement. The book was recently reviewed in the Australian Army Journal by Chris Baker, who explains that the book 'goes a long way to demystifying this highly complex and often controversial issue'. He further attests to it being 'an excellent source for theorists and practitioners alike'. To learn more about the book or to place an order, click here. To read Chris Baker's review in the Australian Army Journal, click here. ...
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