Coastal Care

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Category: Climate Change

The ‘Blob,’ a massive marine heat wave, led to an unprecedented seabird die-off

The ‘Blob,’ a massive marine heat wave, led to an unprecedented seabird die-off

From 2015–2016, 62,000 dead common murres washed onto U.S. and Canadian Pacific coast beaches. All together, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of the region’s total population was wiped out.

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‘We can’t wait’: Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under

‘We can’t wait’: Maldives desperate for funds as islands risk going under

The tropical Maldives may lose entire islands unless it can quickly access cheap financing to fight the impact of climate change, its foreign minister said.

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Global warming cited as Antarctica’s chinstrap penguin population drops by half

Global warming cited as Antarctica’s chinstrap penguin population drops by half

The numbers have dropped across the region as average temperatures have soared by more than five degrees over 50 years. That increase is about five-times the global average.

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Venice canals almost dry, two months after severe floods

Venice canals almost dry, two months after severe floods

Low tides have left canals in Venice almost dry, just two months after severe flooding left much of the Italian city under water.

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A great carbon reckoning comes to architecture

A great carbon reckoning comes to architecture

Practitioners have finally begun taking a more nuanced approach to the carbon emitted by new buildings. Are they too late?

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Greenland’s Rapid Melt Will Mean More Flooding

Greenland’s Rapid Melt Will Mean More Flooding

The Greenland Ice Sheet is rapidly melting, having lost 3.8 trillion tons of ice between 1992 and 2018. Changes to the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are of considerable societal importance, as they directly impact global sea levels, which are a result of climate change.

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Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Flooding in Venice could be preview of things to come for coastal cities

Venice has been racked by unprecedented flooding in recent months. Soon, other cities could see similar situations.

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The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we’re running out of time to stop them

The plastic polluters won 2019 – and we’re running out of time to stop them

Further steps have been taken to clean up beaches and seas in 2019 – but much more needs to be done .

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

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The World’s Beaches

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