The Rising Tide by Tom Bamforth | Hardie Grant Publishing

The Rising Tide Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean

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Vanuatu. Marshall Islands. Fiji. The names evoke white-sand beaches, swaying palms and lazy holidays. But in reality these idyllic places are tropical maelstroms of global realpolitik, caught between the world’s superpowers, former colonial masters, and the struggle for independence and cultural survival. Even more importantly, these nations are at the frontline of climate change, as rising sea levels, salinity, cyclones and pollution put their very existence at stake.

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ISBN:

9781743793077

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

272

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

370g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 June 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Bamforth

Tom Bamforth is an aid worker and writer. He has worked in humanitarian response and international development since 2005 when he was caught in the Pakistan earthquake while on an archeological tour of the North West Frontier Province, and he has worked and travelled extensively in the Pacific since 2008. His writing has appeared in GrantaGriffith