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In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

Danish photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Bjerg Møller recently spent nine months in Bangladesh, chronicling the lives of people struggling to survive just a few feet above sea level.

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Sea Level to Rise Even With Aggressive Geo-Engineering

150 million people could be affected as ocean levels increases by 30cm to 70cm by the end of this century.

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Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Coastal residents fear their idyllic seaside town may never be restored to its former glory after the besieged coastline just copped further battering.

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Erosion doubles along Alaska’s Arctic coast:: Cultural and Historical Sites Lost

Around the world, as many as 150 million people may become “climate refugees” because of global warming, according to an Environmental Justice Foundation report, which attributes some of the moves to rising sea levels.

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Pondicherry-Tamil Nadu, South India; By Aurofilio Schiavina

After June 2002

The erosion of Pondicherry beaches is not an isolated case along the Indian coastline; it is estimated that the coastline has already lost about 25% (1,500 km) of its beaches due to anthropogenic factors.

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Indian Ocean Sea Level Rise Threatens Millions

Indian Ocean sea levels are rising unevenly and threatening residents in some densely populated coastal areas, particularly those along the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, and Java.

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Sea carves new island from Prince Edward Island shore

The sea carved a channel about 100 metres wide through the five-kilometre stretch of sand dunes, cutting it roughly in half.

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A 500 million euros Plan to strengthen levees in France

Four and a half months after the disaster caused by storm Xynthia, the french “Plan Digues” is presented.

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How High Will Seas Rise? Get Ready for Seven Feet

As governments, businesses, and homeowners plan for the future, they should assume that the world’s oceans will rise by at least two meters, roughly seven feet, this century. But far too few agencies or individuals are preparing for the inevitable increase in sea level that will take place as polar ice sheets melt.

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