Panama island 'disappears', forced to evacuate as sea levels rise

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Panamanian Alberto Lopez prepares breakfast in ankle-deep water. The day begins rainy, and his home on the tiny island of Carti Sugdupu in the Indigenous Caribbean region of Guna Yala is flooded.

The islanders of Carti Sugdupu, one of 365 islands in the Guna Yala archipelago, begin to move to the mainland as they face the threat of their territory being swallowed by the sea due to the effects of climate change.

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