Scotland: Islands under threat from rising sea levels
The impact of climate change is already being felt in the Western Isles of Scotland.
Rising sea levels and powerful storms are eroding the dunes and machair land that protects many low-lying communities.
BBC Scotland News spoke to Uist crofter Iain Macdonald, whose land is slowly being consumed by the sea.
Video: Iain Macinnes & Jose Silver
Editing: Morgan Spence
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