Bikini Nuclear Refugees Seek U.S. Homes to Flee Rising Seas

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  • Islanders' home in Marshall Islands hit by rising seas
  • Marshall Islands seek new rules for nuclear resettlement fund

Villagers on the island of Abaiang have had to relocate their village due to rising seas and erosion.

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Bikini Atoll islanders who were relocated before the U.S. began nuclear tests in the 1940s are now seeking refuge in the U.S., saying the rising seas and stronger storms brought on by climate change are making their new homes in the Marshall Islands uninhabitable.

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