A new research from the University of Queensland found out the Torres Strait Islands, up in North Queensland, could suffer negative health impacts because of climate change.

The IPCC report has opened a conversation about how swift we need to act on climate change. However, Torres Strait Islanders have been urging the State and Federal government to do more about the issue, since their communities are being impacted.

Produced By: William McLean

Featured In Story: Dr Nina Lansbury Hall – Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health at the University of Queensland

First aired on The Wire, Friday, 20 August 2021