Photo: Sinking Islanders Seek Help at Bali Climate Conference



Residents fish off the island of New Britain in Papua New Guinea on November 28, 2007.

As seas rise due to global warming, islands and low-lying costal communities are reporting ever-higher tides.

A handful of villagers are headed to Bali, Indonesia, the first week of December to tell officials at an international climate conference what the rising seas are doing to their communities.

Photograph by David Longstreath/AP


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