Plans are underway for national talks on which of the 1,156 islands can be elevated in a dramatic intervention (AFP Photo/GIFF JOHNSON)More

Majuro (Marshall Islands) (AFP) – The far-flung Marshall Islands needs to raise its islands if it is to avoid being drowned by rising sea levels, President Hilda Heine has warned.

Plans are underway for national talks on which of the 1,156 islands, scattered over 29 coral atolls, can be elevated in a dramatic intervention

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