The Maldives areÂ saved:
DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec. 28 (UPI) — Sand from Bangladesh may help to keep the Maldives above water under a proposed agreement between the two countries, an official said.
“We have received a proposal from the Maldives government regarding this. They want to import soil from our country in defense against rising sea levels,” said Bangladesh Commerce Minister Muhammad Faruk Khan, the Business Standard newspaper of India reports. Â (Source)
The two countries are investigating the possibility and may sign an agreement within three or four months, Khan said.
But but but…..according to the Independent, Bangladesh is ”more exposed than any other country to global warming.”
But but but – so convinced are the authorities in the Maldives that man-made global warming is about to swamp their island home, they have recently announced plans to buildÂ a huge new international airport and terminal.