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A protective wall is erected with reclaimed sand on October 10th, 2021 in Guraidhoo, Maldives. The Maldives is one of the world's lowest-lying countries, making it extremely vulnerable to climate change. At current global warming rates, 80% of the Maldives could be submerged by 2050. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images).

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