Part of an Al Jazeera series called "Witness" about global climate change, the following two videos focus on the island of Kabara (pronounced Kambara) in the Lau Group of the Fiji Islands where 400 inhabitants are trying to maintain their sustainable way of life while coping with the effects of climate change. Coral reefs bleached by rising sea temperatures mean fewer fish to eat; higher tides erode the shore destroying trees; drought means difficulty growing traditional crops and a shortage of water for drinking and washing, while dangerous cyclones increase in frequency.
Part 1 of Witness on Kabara, Fiji 10 minutes 25 seconds:
Part 2 of Witness on Kabara, Fiji 11 minutes 43 seconds:
For more on climate change and its causes, listen to George Kenney's interview with Dr. Chris Rapely: Anthropogenic Climate Change on Electric Politics
and watch Dr. Suzuki's interview on The Real News Network: Dr. David Suzuki
Thanks to Laminar Flow for the 'Witness' clips.