The Fijian government announces the relocation of Navunidogoloa village for rising sea levels
22 Sep 2011
The Fijian government announces the relocation of Navunidogoloa village, the second such community on the island of Vanua Levu needing to move inland in the past decade, as residents strive to mitigate the tolls of rising sea levels and climate change on the low-lying island nation.
In an effort to save rare shiner fish species from the drying Brazos River in Texas, USA, state Parks and Wildlife Department biologists rescue more than 3,000 on September 15 and 16, 2011, bringing the aquatic animals to live in a safer location until the weather conditions improve.
With wildfires having scorched millions of acres of farmland, farmers in September 2011 struggle in central South Africa to harvest their crops as fields of maize wither under the sun in severe drought conditions.