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A man fishes near posts which once held power lines in the ancient coastal village Khun Samutjeen in Thailand's Samut Prakan province. Villagers in the area have been forced to relocated their homes due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion caused by climate change

A man fishes near posts which once held power lines in the ancient coastal village Khun Samutjeen in Thailand's Samut Prakan province. Villagers in the area have been forced to relocated their homes due to rising sea levels and coastal erosion caused by climate change Image: REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Adrian Monck
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