Sinking Maldives Warns of Global Warming Dangers

Government has sunk to a new low in the Maldives, where the president and his ministers convened an underwater cabinet meeting 20 feet below the surface. Wearing wet suits and scuba gear, while using improvised sign language and waterproof documents pinned to a table, they spent a half-hour conducting affairs of state on the sea floor. The stunt was a statement about rising sea levels, which threaten to submerge the Maldives within a century. "We have been working against the odds for a very...Full Story
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