Interactive: Climate change in the Marshall Islands and Kiribati, before and after

by
The Guardian

In the low-lying Pacific atolls of the Marshall Islands and Kiribati rising sea levels have made every high tide a dangerous event. Regular floods wash through villages causing damage to houses, killing crops and poisoning drinking water.

In December 2014, photographer Rémi Chauvin recreated a set of historical images depicting the first impacts of climate change in these countries where no one lives more than a few meters above the sea.

Click through to the site to try the interactive.