Climate change VR show returns home

An 11 year old girl from Vunisavisavi in Cakaudrove is one of the three people whose stories is shared in Our Home, Our People. Picture: SUPPLIED

An 11 year old girl from Vunisavisavi in Cakaudrove is one of the three people whose stories is shared in Our Home, Our People. Picture: SUPPLIED

Update: 1:09PM A VIRTUAL reality show which uses the story of three Fijians to tell the world about the impact of climate change in Fiji returns home next week.

The “Our Home, Our People” climate change virtual reality (VR) project was first launched in Bonn, Germany last November for COP23 and has already been seen by 600,000 people worldwide, according to the COP23 secretariat.

Earlier this month, the show exhibited alongside other Pacific themed shows at the Australian Museum in Sydney, Australia.

Funded by the World Bank and was part of its work to with the Government Climate change virtual reality project will be launched on April 3 at the Suva City Library by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama.

The VR show gives viewers a very realistic and emotional journey into the lives of three people from Vunisavisavi (Cakaudrove, Vanua Levu), Namarai and Nabukadra, as well as Bayley Memorial School, Barotu (Ra Province, Viti Levu) as they deal with climate change in their communities.

Our Home, Our People was one of the main attractions of the Fiji Pavillion at COP23.

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