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Geo Quiz

We're looking for some ocean-front property for today's Geo Quiz. Actually it's an island nation made up of nearly 1200 islands.

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They're in the Indian Ocean -- to the south-west of India. This is the lowest country in the world -- just 5 feet above sea level on average.

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And sea levels, according to climate scientists, are rising. So, these islands could be submerged by 2050. Some islanders are already preparing to migrate.

Others are building sea walls:

"The tricker question that the government and people are trying to wrestle with is -- Where is this all going? Is this just a defensive action? So we can live here a few more decades hopefully? What's the future for their culture?"

Where are those questions being asked? We have the answer ...

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