Mother earth is full of exceptionally beautiful places. Be itKashmir or Switzerland, there is no dearth of astonishing beauty. One suchparadise is the Maldives, located on a little southwest of Sri Lanka this tiny group of islands in the great Indian ocean is par excellence in terms of grace and glamor.But is Maldives dying a slow death? Why is Maldives disappearingslowing? Where are the coral reefs going?
This is now you know and in this video, we are going to tellyou about the reason behind Maldives' disappearance;
The rising temperature due to global warming has been comingharsh on almost everything we know. Since everything is related and works incycles, the drastic and dramatic effect can be seen on various natural phenomenaone of which is coral reefs in the Maldives and its narrowing coastline!
But what is causing this mesmerizing beauty to fade away?
The rising temperature has led to the extreme melting ofglobal glaciers which have in turn resulted in the rise of sea level across allgreat water bodies. The Maldives is a group of 1200 tiny islands in the heartof the great Indian ocean which are slowly disappearing as the water levels arerising.
Unbelievably, 20 islands have drowned to the rising water levelsand the rest are just 2 meters above the sea level at constant danger ofvanishing. Can you imagine the plight of people living there? This is scary andalarming!
The biggest attraction of this place is clear waters, powder-likewhite sands and coral reefs which are no more a thing of beauty. Due to risingsea surface temperature, the coral reefs are getting bleached bringing thealgae upon the surface.
If things are not managed and these trends keep continuing, Maldiveswill only remain in books and memories within the next 30 years!
A bewitching paradise with its eternal beauty will be lost tohuman negligence and overexploitation!