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Tuvalu turns to the metaverse as rising seas threaten existence

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Tuvalu will be the first digitised nation in the metaverse - an online realm that uses augmented and virtual reality (VR) to help users interact. Tuvalu, a group of nine islands and 12,000 people, has long been a cause celebre for the risks of climate change and rising sea levels.
Published 3 months ago · Tuvalu

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Tuvalu turns to the metaverse as rising seas threaten existence

Tuvalu said on Tuesday it plans to build a digital version of itself, replicating islands and landmarks and preserving its history and culture as rising sea levels threaten to submerge the tiny Pacific island nation.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Tuvalu turns to the metaverse as rising seas threaten existence

Tuvalu said on Tuesday it plans to build a digital version of itself, replicating islands and landmarks and preserving its history and culture as rising sea levels threaten to submerge the tiny Pacific island nation.

3 months ago·Manila, Philippines
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Tuvalu turns to the metaverse as climate change threatens its physical existence

Tuvalu plans to build a digital version of itself as rising sea levels threaten to submerge the tiny Pacific island nation.

3 months ago·Dublin, Ireland
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The Pacific island nation of Tuvalu is turning to the metaverse to preserve its culture

With sea levels rising, Tuvalu says it has no choice but to build a digital version of itself..

3 months ago·United States
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Tuvalu Turns to the Metaverse Amid Threat of Rising Seas

Tuvalu, the tiny Pacific island nation that is threatened by rising sea levels, plans to build a digital version of itself, Foreign Minister Simon Kofe said on Tuesday. The country will be the first country to replicate itself in the metaverse but follows both the city of Seoul and the island nation of Barbados which last year said they would enter the metaverse to provide administrative and consular services, respectively.

3 months ago
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Sinking island Tuvalu turns to metaverse as rising seas threaten existence

The nation's foreign minister has announced plans at the COP27 climate summit to digitise the Pacific island in order to preserve its history and culture in the face of the climate crisis.

3 months ago·Istanbul, Turkey
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