A man hols his father's grave marker.

As the tide rises, an Indonesian village fights to save its dead

The cemetery in Timbulsoko, on the north coast of Java, is sinking beneath the waves. Villagers aren’t ready to let it go.

Mulyono, 61, holds his father's tombstone after removing it from the cemetery in Timbulsloko, a village in Demak Regency, on the north coast of Central Java, Indonesia. As the land subsided and the sea rose, the cemetery was flooded. Mulyono and his family have lost their farmland. They're fishermen now.

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