Coastal Care

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Category: Climate Change

World will lose 10% of glacier ice even if it hits climate targets

World will lose 10% of glacier ice even if it hits climate targets

A tenth of the world’s mountain glacier ice will have melted by the middle of this century even if humanity meets the goals of the Paris climate agreement…

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This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal

This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal

The Muldrow Glacier, on the north side of Denali in Alaska, is undergoing a rare surge. In the past few months the 39-mile-long river of ice has been moving as much as 90 feet a day, 100 times its usual speed.

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US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

Twice a day for the past half a century, a weather balloon to measure atmospheric conditions was released from a research station situated on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Faced with advancing seas that are set to devour it, the outpost has now been abandoned.

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Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

In coastal North Carolina, evidence of forest die-off is everywhere. Nearly every roadside ditch I pass is lined with dead or dying trees.

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Greenland ice sheet on course to lose ice at fastest rate in 12,000 years, study finds

Greenland ice sheet on course to lose ice at fastest rate in 12,000 years, study finds

The Greenland ice sheet is on track to lose mass at about four times the fastest rate observed over the past 12,000 years.

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California’s Pacific Coast Highway is falling into the ocean. Is this the end of the road for one of America’s most scenic drives?

California’s Pacific Coast Highway is falling into the ocean. Is this the end of the road for one of America’s most scenic drives?

The PCH’s days are numbered, Griggs said. It’s “inevitable” one day the fixes and repairs won’t be enough or will be too costly to save the highway.

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Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest in a millennium

Atlantic Ocean circulation at weakest in a millennium

The Atlantic Ocean circulation that underpins the Gulf Stream, the weather system that brings warm and mild weather to Europe, is at its weakest in more than a millennium, and climate breakdown is the probable cause…

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How whales help cool the Earth

How whales help cool the Earth

…restoring whale populations to their pre-whaling numbers could be an important tool in tackling climate change…

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How travelers help to protect the Outer Islands of the Seychelles

How travelers help to protect the Outer Islands of the Seychelles

There are few places in the world as beautiful, or as vulnerable as the Outer Islands of Seychelles.

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