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How one Caribbean fishing village is navigating the stormy seas of adaptation

SOUBISE, Grenada -- When Hurricane Ivan slammed into this small island almost a decade ago, Esley Sanderson leaped from inside his house to save his life as floodwaters swept in and destroyed the building. Now the Grenada government is trying to relocate Sanderson and others out of this fishing village dominated by shacks on stilts and concrete blocks into apartments on a nearby hill built by the Chinese government.

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In this series, E&E examines the plight of the world's islands and island nations. They contributed very little to the changing climate from man-made greenhouse gas emissions, but some may pay with their lives.

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