'Islands in Tuvalu, Kiribati and the Federated States of Micronesia are among those which have grown, largely due to coral debris, land reclamation and sediment. The findings, published in the magazine New Scientist, were gathered by comparing changes to 27 Pacific islands over the last 20 to 60 years using historical aerial photos and satellite images.'
'Eighty per cent of the islands we’ve looked at have either remained about the same or, in fact, gotten larger.' -- 'Some of those islands have gotten dramatically larger, by 20 or 30 per cent.' -- 'We’ve now got evidence the physical foundations of these islands will still be there in 100 years.'
'The sea level scare is just another money making enterprise, as evidenced by the increase in airport expansion, among other things'