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The Pacific islands and Micronesia in particular have to deal with the constantly rising sea levels and many fear their small atolls and islands will be washed away in the near future. This image was taken under a wave for the Nature Conservancy for an exhibit titled ” Design for a Living World” on show at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York until January 4, 2010. It will travel for another five years in cities around the United States.

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