78 Years On, A Trip To The Maldives Might Just Be A Dream

78 Years On, A Trip To The Maldives Might Just Be A Dream


It’s been a long time Maldives or the Maldives has become a tourist destination for foreign tourists. At least 900 thousand tourists visit the Maldives every year.

However, did you know that the Maldives is predicted to sink in 78 years or in 2100? The cause is nothing but the effect climate change.

About 80 percent of the islands of the Maldives are less than one meter above sea level. On the other hand, it is predicted that the sea level will rise by one meter by the end of the century.

This caused almost the entire island of Maldives to sink completely. In fact, every year, more than 90 percent of the islands of the Maldives experience flooding.

According to Guinness World Records, Maldives is the lowest and lowest country in the world, with an average height of 2.4 meters above sea level (masl).

The Maldives itself has a total of 1,190 islands. The islands are also the main attraction for tourists to visit the Maldives. Global warming and climate change are real problems facing the Maldives.

This predominantly Muslim country has stunning views of the ocean and beaches. The tourism sector is a source of foreign exchange for the Maldives.

Club Med MaldivesLooking for accommodation in the Maldives. (Photo: Electronic Club Med)

“Our income and food security depend on how we solve our problems today. The future of our country, people and culture depends on what we do today,” said the Minister of Environment, Climate Change and Technology. MaldivesAminath Shauna last year.

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The Maldives continues to make efforts to reduce the impact of environmental changes, one of which is by strengthening the coastal environment. But, Shauna openly asked all the leaders of the world to carry out this program to reduce the impact of climate change.

“We need every person and government in the world to be aware of this climate change. There is an urgent need to help small islands like the Maldives,” said Shauna.

Meanwhile, the top three countries considered to be the biggest cause of global warming and climate change according to the Center for Climate and Energy are China, the United States and India.


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