Tuvalu turns to metaverse as rising seas threaten existence


Publication/Creation Date
November 15 2022
Creators/Contributors
Thomson Reuters Corporation (creator)
Simon Kofe (contributor)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Reuters reports that "Tuvalu 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".

Tuvalu's Foreign Minister Simon Kofe states that "only considered global effort can ensure that Tuvalu does not move permanently online and disappear forever from the physical plane".
HCI Platform
Wearables
Relation to Body
On
Related Body Part
Eye
Marketing Keywords
Metaverse
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJIlrAdky4Q

Date archived
December 12 2022
Last edited
December 12 2022
How to cite this entry
Thomson Reuters Corporation. (November 15 2022). "Tuvalu turns to metaverse as rising seas threaten existence". Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5924