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Can Egypt Escape Its Climate Future?

Can Egypt Escape Its Climate Future?

” The Mediterranean is remorselessly battering the Egyptian coastline. Salt is leaching into the rich soils and invading the drinking water wells, 1,000-year-old homes are being eroded from below. Sea levels are inexorably rising and storms are becoming more intense…” A first article of a Climate Journey across Africa, which is experiencing rising temperatures, coastal erosion, storms and water scarcity. Narrated by environmental journalist John Vidal.

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Miss South Pacific: Beauty And The Sea Trailer

Miss South Pacific: Beauty And The Sea Trailer

What does a beauty pageant in Suva, Fiji have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, as it turns out. “Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea” is a short documentary film about a Miss South Pacific Pageant that brought contestants, to Suva, Fiji to address issues of rising sea levels, and the salt water intrusion that is destroying their land and drinking water.

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IPCC First Report To Confirm Link Between Climate Change And Extreme Weather

IPCC First Report To Confirm Link Between Climate Change And Extreme Weather

The United Nations created Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is to release its first special report today in which it will highlight extreme weather conditions and explore its links to rising greenhouse gas emissions. Compiled over two years by 220 scientists, this report is the first comprehensive examination of scientific knowledge on the subject.

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Fukushima Radiation Mostly Fell Into The Sea: Study

Fukushima Radiation Mostly Fell Into The Sea: Study

Most of the radioactive fallout from the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant dropped into the ocean and began circling the planet, Japanese researchers said Thursday.

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Surprising Sunken Islands Discovered Off Australia

Surprising Sunken Islands Discovered Off Australia

Two sunken islands almost at the site of Tasmania have been discovered in the Indian Ocean west of the Australian city of Perth. The researchers who found the islands during a recent sea voyage think that they were once part of the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana, which could have ramifications for our understanding of how that giant land mass broke apart.

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Ancient Bronze Artifact from East Asia Unearthed, Alaska’s Seward Peninsula

Ancient Bronze Artifact from East Asia Unearthed, Alaska’s Seward Peninsula

The excavations are part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation, to study human response to climate change at Cape Espenberg from A.D. 800 to A.D. 1400. The team is examining the timing and formation of the beach ridges as well as the contents of peat and pond sediment cores to help them reconstruct the sea-level history and the changing environment faced by Cape Espenberg’s settlers.

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Bangkok Floods Could Go Into Next Year

Bangkok Floods Could Go Into Next Year

Thailand’s worst floods in half a century, caused by months of unusually heavy monsoon rains, could left parts of Bangkoh still flooded next year.

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Taiwan Deploys Undersea Quake And Tsunami Warning System

Taiwan Deploys Undersea Quake And Tsunami Warning System

Taiwan just announced it had put into service its first undersea seismic observation system, giving the island life-saving extra seconds or even minutes to brace for earthquakes and tsunamis.

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Attempt To Protect Houston From The Next Big Hurricane

Attempt To Protect Houston From The Next Big Hurricane

To protect Houston and Galveston from future hurricanes, a Rice University-led team of experts recommends building a floodgate across the Houston Ship Channel adding new levees to protect densely populated areas on Galveston Island and the developed west side of Galveston Bay…

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