Parali I Island

  • It is a part of Lakshadweep Islands
  • It has disappeared due to coastal erosion
  • Parali I island, part of Bangaram atoll which was 0.032 square km in 1968 has been eroded to an extent of 100%, resulting in its inundation.
  • The complete erosion and inundation of Parali I is pointing to gravity of issues associated with coastal erosion within atoll.
  • It calls for urgent measures to be implemented on each islet of the atoll in Lakshadweep sea to check further erosion.
  • Further, due to increasing global temperature because of climate change, islands and coastal areas are facing erosion and inundation due to rising sea levels.



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