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Sundarbans’ Tigers Further Pushed Towards Extinction by Rising Sea Levels

Sundarbans’ Tigers Further Pushed Towards Extinction by Rising Sea Levels

An expected sea level rise of 28 cm above 2000 levels may cause the remaining tiger habitat in the Sundarbans to decline by 96 percent, pushing the total population to fewer than 20 breeding tigers, according to a study.

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Bangladesh’s Project to Develop and Protect Southern Coastal Region

Bangladesh’s Project to Develop and Protect Southern Coastal Region

Bangladesh’s coastal area covers about 20% of the country and over thirty percent of the net cultivable area. The saline sea waters have been pushing up inland and progressively more and more areas are meeting a similar fate.

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68 Percent of New England and Mid-Atlantic Beaches Are Eroding

68 Percent of New England and Mid-Atlantic Beaches Are Eroding

An assessment of coastal change over the past 150 years has found 68 percent of beaches in the New England and Mid-Atlantic region are eroding.

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Reefs at Risk Report, Revisited: A Wakeup Call to Protect Coral

Reefs at Risk Report, Revisited: A Wakeup Call to Protect Coral

The new Reefs at Risk Revisited report is out, 13 years after the original Reefs at Risk, which was the first global assessment of the threats to Earth’s coral reefs and painted an alarming picture of their future. Today’s edition is even less rosy: three-quarters of the world’s coral reefs are at risk due to overfishing, pollution, climate change and other factors.

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Testing the Limits of Where Humans Can Live

Testing the Limits of Where Humans Can Live

Understanding what made residents stay and how they survived could inform how we adapt to modern vulnerabilities, including climate change.The findings also have implications for how we rebound from contemporary catastrophes, such as the Indonesian tsunami in 2004, hurricanes Katrina and Rita and last year’s earthquake in Haiti.

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Impacts Of Intensive Salmon Farming On Coastal Ecosystems

Impacts Of Intensive Salmon Farming On Coastal Ecosystems

A new salmon-farming trade deal with China has terrifying implications on Scotland’s coastal ecosystem.

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50 million environmental refugees by 2020, experts say

50 million environmental refugees by 2020, experts say

These are people who can no longer gain a secure livelihood in their homelands because of drought, soil erosion, desertification, deforestation and other environmental problems, together with the associated problems of population pressures and profound poverty.

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Pilot Whales Die on New Zealand Beach

Pilot Whales Die on New Zealand Beach

A pod of 107 pilot whales stranded on a remote New Zealand beach have died, including 48 that were put down, the government’s conservation department said.

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Darwin’s Elevation Changes Theory Confirmed, Cape Verde

Darwin’s Elevation Changes Theory Confirmed, Cape Verde

More recent geologic studies in Cape Verde have confirmed Darwin’s conclusions about elevation changes and that multiple geologic processes under the ocean floor have raised Cape Verde at varying rates over the past 6 million years.

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