risks losing islands due to climate change. With global warming
accelerating, Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) researcher Dewi
Fortuna Anwar has stated that the outermost islands of the nation are
in great danger of being submerged due to rising sea levels. With a
total of 17,504 islands, some of which are thought to have already been
lost to the sea, it is anticipated that a one-meter rise in sea level
would cause 2,000 islands to completely sink along with the
disappearance of 405,000 hectares of coastal land.
sympathies for those whose lives are impacted by the encroaching
coastal waters of climate change. We pray that measures for sustainable
living are adopted in nations worldwide for the renewed stability of
December 2008, Supreme Master Ching Hai spoke with our Association
members about the international threat of sinking islands and other
calamities linked to global warming.
Supreme Master Ching Hai:
We have already at least 18 islands already sink under the sea. Six
meters under the sea already. And another 2000 are sinking or at risk
of sinking. It’s more or less like that. It will be many places.
Earthquakes are everywhere now. Storm, flood everywhere, more than ever
before. Every day you see on Supreme Master TV always something.
People begin vegetarian a lot because they want to save the planet. And saving the planet means saving lives.