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Top 10 Space Moments

10. The Galaxy’s Most Adorable Planet


The cosmos don’t often get cute, but when it comes to a little world that goes by the prosaic name Kepler-37b, that rule got bent just a little. Discovered by the Kepler space telescope, the planet, which orbits a star 200 million light years from Earth, is only 2,400 mi. (3,860 km) across; and while that sounds big, it’s two-thirds the size of our own tiny Mercury and just 10% larger than the moon. Finding such a pipsqueak world was not easy. Kepler detects exoplanets by looking for the slight dimming of light as they pass in front of their parent stars in the course of their orbits. But 37b is small enough that it dims that starlight by just 0.2%. The star itself, however, happens to be an unusually steady one, with little flickering in its light output—and that made the detection possible. As for life on Kepler 37b? Forget it. It’s so close to its parent star that it completes an orbit every 11 days. It is surely completely airless and blazingly hot—no place even to think of looking for biology.

9. The Coldest Place in the Universe


Think you’re having a chilly winter? Be happy you don’t live in the vicinity of the Boomerang nebula, a cloud of gas left over from an ancient star, about 5,000 light years from Earth. Scientists have always wondered about the nebula’s unusual shape—which actually looks more like a bowtie than a boomerang—and this year got their answer, using the ALMA telescope (short for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) in the Chilean desert. They found that the nebula is in fact spherical, but an especially thick band of dust absorbs some of the starlight reflecting off the grains. The rest glows in a bow-tie shape. The important detail for people who like their numbers big and record-setting, however, is the temperature. Parts of the Boomerang nebula clock in at -457.7°F (-272°C). That’s about 2°F (1.1°C) above absolute zero, the coldest temperature possible according to the laws of physics. Even intergalactic space is warmer, as these things go, at -455°F (-270°C).

8. Colliding Stars Produce Gold


Again and again you hear the question from the anti-space-travel crowd. Why spend all the money to go to space when we have problems right here on Earth? Well, if all the other answers about scientific discovery and the questing human spirit don’t satisfy them, how about this? Once in a while you might be able to collect enough pure gold to make up a few Earthly moons. Gold and other heavy elements came into being late in the universe’s early development, forged mostly by the pressure and heat within stars. But gold is so exceedingly heavy, it must take something especially explosive to cook it up. A leading theory has always been collisions between dense neutron stars. In 2013, NASA’s Swift telescope spotted a burst of gamma rays 3.9 billion light years from Earth that were consistent with such a cosmic crack-up. A week later, the Hubble space telescope looked at the same spot and found a powerful concentration of infrared energy consistent with a burst of newly generated atoms with 3,000 times the mass of Earth. The signature of some of those atoms indicated they were a few moon’s-worth of pure gold. So if one collision between two stars can produce so much of the precious metal, why is it so rare? The answer is that those collisions themselves are rare, about one every 100,000 years in a galaxy like ours. Distribute that among a few hundred billion stars, and there’s just not going to be much to go around.

7. Saturn’s North Pole Hurricane


Earthly hurricanes can be bad enough, with their 150 mph (240 k/h) winds and their Gulf-spanning size. But consider Saturn, where the Cassini space probe just discovered a north pole superstorm that makes anything we’ve ever seen on Earth look like an atmospheric sneeze. Just the eye of the storm is 1,200 miles (1,900 km) in diameter; the winds exceed 330 mph (531 k/h). Cassini had already detected violent wind vortices at the pole, as did the Voyager spacecraft when it flew by in 1980 and 1981. But the Saturnian winter kept the pole turned away from the sun for the better part of 30 years and it was impossible to see exactly what was causing the disturbance. But at last Cassini got a good look as the planet’s spring began and the astronomers were stunned by the size of the tempest. The wind physics that drive a Saturn hurricane are much the same as those on Earth. But this hurricane, which has been raging for decades, clearly doesn’t require warm ocean waters for fuel the way our hurricanes do. It could, therefore, have a long and decidedly violent life ahead of it.

6. Tiny Galaxies and Dark Matter


The Milky Way has a lot of little hangers-on. Lingering at the fringes of our 300-billion-star galaxy are 160 or so much smaller galaxies, known as globular clusters, with only a million or so stars each. That seems like quite an entourage but it’s nothing compared to what’s going on 2 billion light years from Earth, at a galactic cluster known as Abell 1689, where 160,000 globular clusters have converged. Astronomers using the Hubble space telescope analyzed the distribution of Abell’s globular clusters and found that they concentrate most heavily near the center of the galactic formation. That provides clues to the behavior—and more proof of the existence—of the mysterious stuff known as dark matter, a still unidentified elementary particle that outweighs the rest of the mass in the universe by roughly six to one. Dark matter is thought to have gathered in gas and dust in the early years after the big bang, eventually leading to the formation of galaxies. If the models are correct, it should also draw smaller formations like globular clusters into the center of the heaviest collections of galaxies. And that’s precisely what happens at Abell 1689, with the tiny galaxies huddling in the heart of the larger herd of bigger ones. We may not be able to see dark matter yet, but the more we understand how it conducts itself, the less of a mystery it becomes.

5. The Great Lakes—on Titan


Moons are more than just craters and dust, and that’s especially so on Saturn’s Titan, a body that would be a fully certified planet if it were orbiting the sun on its own instead of leashed to its larger, parent world. Titan is awash in hydrocarbons—the fundamental building blocks of life–but the moon’s bitter -289º F (-179º C) temperature make it far too cold for biology to get started. Still, scientists have always been intrigued by Titan, partly because its essential chemistry makes it something of a flash-frozen version of the early, pre-biological Earth. Now, the Cassini space probe has discovered an even more Earth-like feature on Titan: a scattering of great lakes at its northernmost latitudes. The lakes are filled with liquid methane and ethane, and they even have dry aprons of material around them, like the salt deposits left at the perimeter of brackish Western lakes when some of the water evaporates. Cassini was able to see the lakes after nine years on-site, only because Titan’s 30-year winter is at last coming to an end, allowing the clouds in its northern hemisphere to part a bit. Methane lakes and three-decade winters? No wonder life gave Titan a pass.

4. Chris Hadfield, the Singing Astronaut


We learned nothing at all about astronomy, orbital physics or human biology in space when Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performed his cover of David Bowie’s Space Oddity aboard the International Space Station. And who cares? Hadfield had already made himself a huge cult figure with his prodigious Tweeting, photographing and performing in space. But it was Space Oddity that made him a global figure, with more than 19 million YouTube views so far. What is its appeal? The views from space, surely. The nifty look at the inside of the space station too. And the man can handle a guitar. But that’s just the obvious stuff. Space, to most of us, is a wholly alien place—one that other people visit. When it becomes a place of music, reverie, simple, happy playfulness, it becomes humanized, even poeticized. Hadfield’s song did all that—and in a sense it made space more real and familiar than it’s ever been.

3. Twenty Billion Earths


The galaxy became a lot less lonely this year, thanks to a discovery by the Kepler space telescope, which has been in space since 2009, doing a single, rather prosaic job: scanning the cosmos and taking the census of the number of planets orbiting distant stars. Just a generation ago, we couldn’t be sure that any such exoplanets existed, now Kepler has spotted 3,538 of them—though most still must be confirmed. The question was: how many of them are roughly the size of Earth, orbiting stars like our sun at a distance that would allow water to exist in a liquid state—the sine qua non for life as we know it? In November, a team of scientists arrived at the answer, and it’s head-spinning: there are approximately 20 billion earth-like worlds in the Milky Way. That conclusion took some extrapolation, of course. Kepler’s range of vision takes in only about 150,000 stars in a galaxy that has about 300 billion of them. Within that tiny footprint of space, the satellite has so far found 10 planets that meet the criteria for Earthiness. Factoring up and adding some statistical secret sauce to the equations yielded the 20 billion figure. It’s inferential science, but probably reliable. Earth, you’re not as special as you thought.

2. The Chelyabinsk Meteor Strike


The people of Celyabinsk likely had a lot on their minds on the morning of Feb. 15, 2013—most of it having to do with getting to work. What they surely weren’t considering was that a 10-ton asteroid was hurtling toward them, moving at 41,000 mph (67,000 k/h) and packing an explosive punch of 500 kilotons—or 20 to 30 times the power of the Hiroshima bomb. But they definitely knew it when the rock exploded 14.5 miles (23.3 km) above ground, injuring 1,491 people and damaging 7,200 buildings. It was that high altitude that preventedthe meteor from doing true Hiroshima-scale damage (and there of course would have been no radiation no matter what). But the emotional fallout was serious all the same. The solar system is and always has been a shooting gallery, with free-flying rocks everywhere. NASA and other agencies around the globe do a remarkable job of spotting, cataloguing and tracking them. That can help us prepare for their approach and, one day, deflect or destroy them en route. But nothing can prevent a rogue rock from sometimes slipping in under the radar. This year, one did, and we all got a little smarter—if a lot more nervous—as a result.

1. Voyager 1 Officially Leaves Solar System


The Voyager 1 spacecraft did nothing this year that it hasn’t been doing pretty much every day since its launch from Earth in 1977—which is to say traveling out and away at about 35,000 mph (56,000 k/h). But in 2013 everything nonetheless changed, when mission analysts announced that the ship had at long last left the solar system, becoming the first human-built object to set sail in the true deep waters of interstellar space. Just what the official exit ramp of the solar system would be was always open to question. The outer boundary of the solar system is defined by where the sun’s effects—in the form of the solar wind, the storm of charged particles that stream from it—are no longer felt. That transition point is known as the heliopause—but it’s not a clean line like an earthly border. Rather it’s a swirling, turbulent region, where interstellar particles collide and mix with ones from within the solar system. The key is when the lingering particles from the sun align with the interstellar magnetic field, and an increase in interstellar cosmic rays is detectable. That, as it turned out, happened in 2012, but it took a year of study to analyze and confirm the data. The confirmation has now been made, and Voyager 1 is well and truly gone. Its on-board nuclear power generator gives it about 15 more years life—which means 15 more years we can communicate with it. After that, it will be a silent message in a bottle floating among the stars for eternity.

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Top 10 Space Stories of the Decade

10. Saturn Moon Titan Explored

Saturn Moon Titan Explored

On Jan. 14, 2005, the European Space Agency’s Huygens probe dropped through Titan’s atmosphere after a seven-year trek attached to NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. Huygens wasn’t designed to live for very long after atmospheric reentry, but it unveiled a mysterious outer solar system world to us for the first time.

Before this mission, very little was known about Saturn’s largest moon, and scientists were unsure whether Huygens would land on a rocky surface or in an ocean. Titan’s thick atmosphere  composed of primarily nitrogen and clouds of methane and ethane, about 50 percent thicker than our atmosphere signaled to scientists that Titan was similar to a young Earth.

Observations from the Huygens probe and Cassini spacecraft tell us that Titan and Earth share many features, such as sand dunes and lakes. But these features are heavily laced with organic molcules that could support life, leading researchers to speculate about Titan’s potential to nurture microbes.

9. Moon Water Confirmed

Moon Water Confirmed

India’s Chandrayaan-1 satellite confirmed the presence of water on the moon in September 2009, building on flyby observations by other probes on their way elsewhere. Although the lunar surface is still drier than Earth’s driest desert, evidence of water is there, hinting at a solar wind interaction with the moon’s surface that produces water and hydroxyl molecules.

It may not be an oasis up there, but future moon colonists could extract and purify the traces of water from the surface to use for drinking, food cultivation, oxygen and fuel. Or, our colonists could take a trek to the moon’s poles to mine water from the deepest craters

On Oct. 9, 2009, NASA dropped a spent rocket into a crater to produce a 100-foot-wide hole. They found water there too. That rocket produced a massive plume of dust that was analyzed by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and ground-based observatories. At least 25 gallons of water ice was detected in the plume.

8. Organic Chemistry Collected from Comet’s Tail

 Organic Chemistry Collected from Comet's Tail

In 2004, the NASA Stardust mission chased after Comet Wild 2 to find out if the icy mass contained the building blocks for life, since meteorites found on Earth contained organic chemistry that originated from space. Sure enough, in August 2009, NASA announced that they had found samples of glycine  an amino acid  in Stardust’s collection plates. It didn’t stop there, there’s increasing evidence that exoplanets orbiting distant stars contain organic chemistry in their atmospheres.

In 2008, organic chemicals were detected in the disk surrounding a star called HR 4796A, 220 light-years from Earth. And most recently, NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes detected carbon dioxide, methane and water vapor in the atmosphere of an exoplanet called HD 209458b.

These discoveries, sparked by Stardust, have transformed our understanding about how life may have formed on Earth. They also give us a strong hint that life may not be unique to Earth; the universe appears to be manufacturing organic chemistry everywhere.

7. A Supermassive Black Hole on Our Doorstep

A Supermassive Black Hole on Our Doorstep

There’s a monster living in the center of our galaxy, 26,000 light-years from Earth. By 2008, astronomers tracking the behavior of stars orbiting an invisible point confirmed that the monster is a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A.

A lone star called “S2,” with a very fast orbit, has been tracked since 1995 around this invisible point. In 2002, Rainer Schödel and his team at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics announced that the only explanation for S2’s fast orbit was that it was circling a very compact, massive object  a supermassive black hole  that was stopping the star from flinging out of its orbit into space.

In 2008, after S2 completed one 16-year orbit, it was confirmed that the star was orbiting a black hole with a gargantuan mass of approximately 4.3 million suns. The confirmation of a supermassive black hole in the center of the Milky Way boosted the theory that most galaxies contain a supermassive black hole at their cores.

6. Big Bang “Echo” Mapped for the First Time

Big Bang "Echo" Mapped for the First Time

In June 2001, NASA set out to find the ancient “echo” of the Big Bang by mapping the cosmic microwave background (CMB) radiation that buzzes like static throughout the cosmos, using the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) .

When the universe was born, vast amounts of energy were unleashed, which eventually condensed into the stuff that makes up the mass of what we see today. The radiation that was created by the Big Bang still exists, but as faint microwaves.

By mapping slight variations in the CMB radiation, the probe has been able to precisely measure the age of the universe (13.73 billion years old) and work out that a huge 96 percent of the mass of the universe is made up of stuff we cannot see. Only 4 percent of the cosmic mass is held in the stars and galaxies we observe; the rest is held in “dark energy” and “dark matter.”

5. Hubble Gets to Grips with Dark Energy

Hubble Gets to Grips with Dark Energy

In 2002, the Hubble Space Telescope was upgraded with a new instrument, the Advanced Camera for Surveys, that revealed the presence of a mysterious force called “dark energy.”

The camera was set up to help researchers understand why Type Ia supernovae were dimmer than expected. Hubble’s observations of these supernovae discovered that they weren’t dimmer because the stars were different (they should all explode with the same brightness). The only explanation was that the universe’s expansion was unexpectedly and inexplicably speeding up. This accelerated expansion was making the light dim over vast cosmic distances. Hubble’s discovery led to a better understanding of what dark energy is — an invisible force that opposes gravity, causing the universe’s expansion to speed up.

4. Eris Discovered; Pluto Demoted

Eris Discovered; Pluto Demoted

In January 2005, Mike Brown and his team at Palomar Observatory, Calif. discovered 136199 Eris, a minor body that is 27 percent bigger than Pluto. Eris had trumped Pluto and become the 9th largest body known to orbit the sun.

In 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) decided that the likelihood of finding more small rocky bodies in the outer solar system was so high that the definition “a planet” needed to be reconsidered. The end result: Pluto was reclassified as a dwarf planet and it acquired a “minor planet designator” in front of its name: “134340 Pluto.”

Mike Brown’s 2005 discovery of Eris was the trigger that changed the face of our solar system, defining the planets and adding Pluto to a growing family of dwarf planets.

3. Dark Matter Detected

Dark Matter Detected

In the summer of 2006, astronomers made an announcement that helped humans understand the cosmos a little better: They had direct evidence confirming the existence of dark matter — even though they still can’t say what exactly the stuff is. The unprecedented evidence came from the careful weighing of gas and stars flung about in the head-on smash-up between two great clusters of galaxies in the Bullet Cluster.

Until then, the existence of dark matter was inferred by the fact that galaxies have only one-fifth of the visible matter needed to create the gravity that keeps them intact. So the rest must be invisible to telescopes: That unseen matter is “dark.”

The observations of the Bullet Cluster, officially known as galaxy cluster 1E0657-56, did not explain what dark matter is. They did, however, give researchers hints that dark matter particles act a certain way, which they can build on.

2. Mars Surface Gives up Signs of Water

Mars Surface Gives up Signs of Water

In 2008, NASA’s Mars Phoenix lander touched down on the Red Planet to confirm the presence of water and seek out signs of organic compounds. Eight years before, the Mars Global Surveyor spotted what appeared to be gullies carved into the landscape by flowing water. More recently, the Mars Expedition Rovers have uncovered minerals that also indicated the presence of ancient water. But proof of modern-day water was illusive.

Then Phoenix, planted on the ground near the North Pole, did some digging for samples to analyze. During one dig, the onboard cameras spotted a white powder in the freshly dug soil. In comparison images taken over the coming days, the powder slowly vanished. After intense analysis, the white powder was confirmed as water ice.

This discovery not only confirmed the presence of water on the Red Planet, it reenergized the hope that some kind of microbial life might be using this water supply to survive.

1. Alien Planets Spotted Directly

Alien Planets Spotted Directly

The first alien planets — called exoplanets — were being detected in the early 1990s, but not directly. In 2000, astronomers detected a handful by looking for a star’s “wobble,” or a star’s slight dimming as the exoplanet passed in front of it. Today we know of 400 exoplanets. In 2008, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope and the infrared Keck and Gemini observatories in Hawaii announced that they had “seen” exoplanets orbiting distant stars. The two observatories had taken images of these alien worlds.

The Keck observation was the infrared detection of three exoplanets orbiting a star called HR8799, 150 light-years from Earth. Hubble spotted one massive exoplanet orbiting the star Fomalhaut, 25 light-years from Earth. These finds pose a profound question: How long will it be until we spot an Earth-like world with an extraterrestrial civilization looking back at us?

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10 Superhuman Real Life Superpowers

10.Human Magnets


You will find many individuals on the planet that claim to get the amazing property to develop a magnetic field that causes metal to stick for their skin, which will be remarkable if this were truly true. Obviously, their forces aren’t limited to steel, in addition they get plastic to stick too and they don’t trigger any sort of troubles with electronic device.

Turns away they’re maybe not truly magnetic, but rather have amazingly tacky epidermis, which can be just total, however, it will be nice to help you instead of placing it in your pocket to stick your telephone to your own torso, I guess.

9.Super Memory

daniel tammet

Daniel Tammet recalls pi to over twenty  two thousand digits, can talk five languages and continues to be studied extensively by neurobiologists because he is able to clarify precisely how he does it. Do n’t get your hopes up though, he can do all this because he has synaesthesia, where he experiences shapes, textures and colors when he thinks of numbers and phrases.

In a single case he then appeared in a interview talking the terminology and was able to understand audio Icelandic in a week.

8.Mr Eat-all

Michel Lotito

Have you ever ever not been so full that you just wanted to consume a Cessna plane that was whole? How about a coffin? Possibly a computer? You’re a regular person if you answered no to most of these questions, but you’re also not a person using an real super strength. Michel Lotito, also known as Mr Eat-all, had the power to consume and, moreover, shit out anything you can think of without the damage, including poisonous substances.

If the typical person consumed any of those items subsequently they’d be left with serious problems, but maybe not Mr Eat-all, although with that mentioned so his strength wasn’t just best he did also perish at the age of 57.

7.Tame Wild Animals

Kevin Richardson

Richardson gets the ability to tame just about any animal, it seems, as long as they are reared by him from infancy, that might not seem spectacular initially, but a pride of lions tries and join without any taming approaches that are conventional and see how well that goes for you.

Taming big cats isn’t sunshine and all puppy dogs, there’s quite a serious problem with having a pride of lions treat you as one of their very own, for instance they’ll also perform with battle with you, which, as you are able to imagine, is quite painful.

6.Strongest Man in History

Louis Cyr

Louis Cyr proved to be a strong man that is classical, except with one important variation, he was much better than everybody else by a long shot. Doing a back lift he managed to raise just under two tonnes, he also wrestled a guy around 2 feet taller than him and won.

His record breaking efforts have not yet been overtaken by anybody including these who’ve obtained steroids, even today.

5.The Human Computer

Shakuntala Devi

Shakuntala Devi was an Indian social worker with some psychological abilities that are quite amazing, Some may call her a genius in mental calculating; I, however, might call her a machine from the future that was destroyed in the search for Sarah Connor.

Shakuntala had the ability in blistering speed to perform mental calculations, for instance she was able to compute the cube root of sixty one million, six-hundred and twenty-nine-thousand, eight hundred and seventy five before the person checking her answers could write her answer down.


Mas Oyama

Mas Oyama was an amazing example of what the human body could be capable of, he created his own full contact karate and has a black belt in two different disciplines than just his own. Oyama was of exactly what the body could possibly be competent of an incredible exampl, he produced his own full contact karate and has a blackbelt in two disciplines that were different than just his own.

He showed his strength and endurance by killing fully grown bulls with one blow and participating in three different hundred-man fighting competitions in a row, He showed endurance and his strength by killing fully bulls that were grown with one blow and participating in three distinct hundred-man fighting competitions in a row, In which he fought 100 trained karate experts a day off for three days.


Ice man WimHof

WimHof does possess a whimsical name, he also has got the ability to withstand insanely low temps that would kill many people were they exposed for how long to them that he sets through himself.

Ice man ran a marathon in –20 °C (-4 °F) weather in only a pair of short pants, he also tried to scale Mount Everest in precisely the same attire, but couldn’t ensure it is all the way up because of a foot injury. He also holds the world record for the greatest quantity of time spent submerged in ice.

2. Ultra Endurance

Dean Karnazes

Humans have the capacity to be the very best marathon runners in nature, however, Dean Karnazes is not worse than the normal person can ever expect to be.
Karnazes has run a 350 mile (or 560 kilometer) marathon in 80 hrs without any sleep, he also ran a marathon a day for 50 consecutive days.
 His ability to to perform arrives to having outstanding muscles that simply don’t exhaust the same manner many people’s muscles do, therefore it’s not merely a matter of easy training.

1. Super Reflexes

Modern day samurai, ISO Mach ii

Modern day samurai, ISO mach ii, contemporary samurai, has an amazingly response that is speedy to the world around him when he holds his sword. ISO has appeared on television to execute his most impressive accomplishment, cutting a BB gun pellet, Which should not be possible if counting on on sight and sound alone.
It seems he has an incredibly complex sense of intuition, Which will be a way of saying ‘we do know how it’s possible for him to do this.’
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10 Islands that may disappear

The rise of the ocean level could function as the biggest menace to the entire world in the days in the future. If global temperatures continue to go unabated sea  levels all over the world could increase by as much as five yards incoming generations, that may seriously impact low lying islands and states. Sea levels have increased 6 to 8 ins in the previous 100 years. Also, it’s been discovered that Antarctic is now shedding around 159 billion tonnes of ice every year for the island countries currently living at sea level, which presents a problem that is new.

Let’s check out 10 such islands which is impacted by climate change crisis.

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign nation composed of a substantial number of islands in Oceania lying to the east of Northwest and Papua New Guinea of Vanuatu.

As a result of debilitating aftereffects of climate change the Low Lying lands of the Solomon Islands are severely affected with decreased property area and crops failing.



Maldives is just another island that might be shortly lost to rising ocean levels. With the average floor level altitude of 1.5 metres above sea level, Maldives is our planet’s cheapest state.  And because of the geographic location it’s due to inundation from climate change, the most state.

President of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed stated that “If carbon emissions continue at the speed they’re rising nowadays, my state will likely be submerged in seven years.”

Republic of Cape Verde

Republic of Cabo Verde

Republic of Cabo Verde is an island nation spanning an archipelago of 10 islands in the Atlantic Ocean that is central. Cape Verde is exceptionally exposed to climate change and sea level increase as it detrimentally affects the environment, market and society.



Palau, formally the Republic of Palau, is an island region situated in the western  Pacific Sea. The citizenry of around 21,000 is spread across 250 islands developing the developed chain of the Caroline Islands. As global warming causes sea levels to inch up, Palau is facing severe floods which makes inhabitants live under constant fear of their homes being washed away.



Fiji covers a complete part of some 194,000 square kilometres (75,000 sq mi) that around 10% island. The nation includes much more than 500 islets, amounting to some total property area of circa 18, 300 square kilometers, and an archipelago of more than 332 countries, that 110 are forever inhabited.

Based on 4th examination report of IPCC, Fiji is currently experiencing coastal erosion because of which human arrangement and water resources have reached an increased threat because of sea level rise.

Torres Strait Islands

Torres Strait Islands

Torres Strait Islands are a small grouping of at the least 274 tiny islands which lie in Torres Strait. Climate change triggers some serious issues within this island, like floods damage erosion, coral bleaching etc.



Seychelles includes 115 granite and coral islands in the western Indian Ocean, having a population of 87,122. A rise of just three feet would submerge the Maldives and make them uninhabitable. Also it has witnessed the world`s worst coral die-off.



The United Nations reported the approximately 100 residents of Tegua, part of the Torres Strait Islands positioned in the Pacific, the primary climate change refugees in 2005.

The sea-level also increased, triggering in regards to a quarter of the flooding, although a lot of the flooding was because the island sunk almost five inches between 1997 and 2009.



Micronesia is just a subregion of Oceania and contains thousands of tiny countries while in the western Pacific Ocean. There are four primarily archipelagos along with a number of other outlying destinations.

The sea water is regularly killing off food plants. Scientists warn that a one meter rise that is tiny would produce the area uninhabitable.

Kiribati islands


Kiribati is definitely an island country within the tropical Pacific Sea that is main. The country consists of 32 atolls and one raised coral island, Banaba. It’s a populace 697, of 102.

Due to the increasing sea level, nearly all of it territory disappeared under the ocean which caused most of its population to move to another island, Tarawam.

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