Cowlix Wearing my mind on my sleeve

Sunday, March 16, 2003 Permanent link to this day
Visiting Tuvalu

Tuvalu: End of the World

The Captain's adventures are not limited to Japan. Wherever there's news - and booze - there will be the Captain.

This week he journeys to the tiny Pacific island nation of Tuvalu - said by scientists to be a prime candidate for obliteration due to sea-level rise . Over lunch, he discusses this doomsday scenario with some of the locals and uncovers a few of the subtleties of life on an island that on average is not much wider than an airport runway. Roll up your pant legs and join him before it is too late.

Fish stories of the apocalypse

The end of the world is nigh! The carp said so.

Many members of the city's Jewish community are now certain that God, troubled by the prospect of war in Iraq, has revealed Himself in fish form.

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