The Drowning Islands

The Carterets Islands' Last Generation

Dan  Box travelled to Bougainville after winning a competition run by the Royal Geographical Society and the BBC. As the winner of the annual Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Journey of a Lifetime Award, Dan traveled to the islands to witness the first wave of the Carterets Islanders’ evacuation and to make a BBC radio documentary about what is happening.

Click here to listen to a 10 minute recording of Dan’s intial thoughts of the situation.

To find out more about Dan’s mission, read his blog Journey to the Sinking Lands.

~ by Tavurvur on October 15, 2009.

One Response to “The Drowning Islands”

  1. great to see the many,many blogs flowing again tarvuvur 🙂

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