Connecticut Avery Point hosts documentary showing, 'The Island President'

Groton – “The Island President” will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, in Room 103 of the Marine Science Building at the University of Connecticut Avery Point campus.

The documentary is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, one of the world’s lowest lying nations that is now faced with sea level rise that could make the 1,200 islands of the country uninhabitable.

Admission is free. The film is sponsored by Avery Point EcoHuskies and the UConn Climate Impact and Mitigation Initiative.

For information, visit or contact Syma Ebbin at:


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