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24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of islands that are threatened and could disappear in the coming decades. This list was created by reviewing material from sources such as the United Nations, which calls climate change “the defining issue of our time,” and websites from the site's on the list. Many of these island nations are taking action, formulating sustainability strategies, building walls to keep out rising oceans, relocating people who are at risk from surging sea levels or planning to construct floating islands sustained by solar and wind power. Scroll through to learn more.' orientation=horizontal ="Jay Topping, Getty Images/iStockphoto" width=1838 height=1632>