The Indonesian capital of Jakarta is sinking by up to 25 centimeters every year. Urban planners try to prevent the worst. But walls alone do not help against the floods. In the Tongkol settlement, people are now take action.
President Joko Widodo has asked parliament to sign off on a plan to move the nation's capital to Borneo island. Jakarta is one of the world's fastest sinking cities; a third of its land could be submerged by 2050.
Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come.
The Indonesian capital Jakarta is sinking. At the same time, sea levels are rising. Now the megacity is fighting back against the rising tide — and for its very survival.
Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle.
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