Janice Cantieri wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Janice is a journalist who writes about Indigenous and environmental issues. As a Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellow, she spent a year living in the Central Pacific island nation of Kiribati where she covered the ways communities are adapting to extreme sea level rise. She is a graduate of Medill Graduate School of Journalism at Northwestern University and is passionate about sharing stories from underrepresented communities, especially those affected by environmental issues.