INDEPENDENT LENS: The Island President
Air Date: 
Monday, Apr 22nd - 10:00pm
Episode Title: 
The Island President

Watch a documentary that lifts the issue of global warming out of the theoretical and into the personal. President Mohamed Nasheed is trying to prevent 385,000 people from drowning. His nation of 1,200 low-lying islands, the Maldives, is sinking into the Indian Ocean as sea levels rise due to global warming.

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