A Conversation About Climate Change In Somalia

Secure Fisheries Director Sarah Glaser sat down with Fardowsa Wehliye, a Somali marine biologist completing her master’s degree in Turkey, to discuss climate change in the Horn of Africa and their perspectives on the issues for the Shackleton Research Trust.

“The striking inequality between more and less developed nations with regard to climate change was vividly on display at COP 26. Developed nations failed to fully address their disproportionate levels of greenhouse gas emissions while developing nations demonstrated how climate change impacts are existential to their people. Somalia is facing drastic and immediate impacts from climate change, through drought, internal displacement, and stronger storms.”

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