JAKARTA (Commodity Online) : The largest archipelago of the world, Indonesia might lose around 4000 islands from its total of 17,500 islands due to global warming.
According to country’s Development Management and Supervision division, this much islands may disappear when the sea surface rises due to global warming, a government official said.
Global climate change could cause the sea level to rise high enough submerge 4,000 islands in Indonesia,” it said in a report.
“This will be unavoidable if global warming continues causing the sea level to keep rising as happened thousands of years ago when ice bergs melted,” it said.
So why aren’t they underwater already?