The Chagos Archipelago. A name that sounds like the perfect place to spend the holidays. However, aside from the US army and a couple of privileged ones, the area is strictly forbidden. In one of the world’s best kept secrets, Great-Britain and the United States have conducted a large scale state scandal : 40 years ago, a small population of 1’500 people were simply forced to exile from their native land. To this day, they are still forbidden to return.
Ecology – 4 chapters
It is now a known fact that corals are threatened by global warming. Some scientists are even predicting the end of coral life by 2050. Meanwhile, there is still a mystery to solve : how some corals in American Samoa have resisted centuries of climate change to become giants and how others are thriving in waters so warm that it is considered deadly ?