Coastal Care

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Category: Sea Level Rise

Sea levels to continue rising after Paris agreement emission pledges expire in 2030

Sea levels to continue rising after Paris agreement emission pledges expire in 2030

Sea levels will continue to rise around the world long after current carbon emissions pledges made through the Paris climate agreement are met and global temperatures stabilize, a new study indicates.

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California King Tides Project: January 10-12 and February 8-9, 2020

California King Tides Project: January 10-12 and February 8-9, 2020

The California King Tides Project helps people visualize future sea level by observing the highest high tides of today. You can help by taking and sharing photos of the shoreline during King Tides to create a record of the changes to our coast from sea level rise.

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From Indonesia to Ingonish, some bones won’t stay buried

From Indonesia to Ingonish, some bones won’t stay buried

As seas and storms erode coastlines, cemeteries are giving up their dead.

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Put wastewater improvements first in climate resiliency planning

Put wastewater improvements first in climate resiliency planning

Sea-level rise makes wastewater planning even more important, writes scientist Rob Young.

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Rising sea levels pose threat to homes of 300m people – study

Rising sea levels pose threat to homes of 300m people – study

More than three times more people are at risk from rising sea levels than previously believed, research suggests.

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The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere – What it means for Africa’s coastal cities

The IPCC’s Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere – What it means for Africa’s coastal cities

For African coastal cities, sea level rise and increasing storm frequency and intensity pose serious threat. West, Central, East and Mediterranean coastal zones in Africa are very low-lying. Within these low-lying coastal zones are many of Africa’s largest cities: Dakar, Abidjan, Accra, Lagos, Dar es Salaam, Alexandria, Tripoli, and Cape Town.

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Dual approach needed to save sinking cities and bleaching corals

Dual approach needed to save sinking cities and bleaching corals

Local conservation can boost the climate resilience of coastal ecosystems, species and cities and buy them precious time in their fight against sea-level rise, ocean acidification and warming temperatures, a new paper by scientists at Duke University and Fudan University suggests.

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315 billion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

315 billion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

The Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica has just produced its biggest iceberg in more than 50 years.

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What will Malibu’s beach erosion problem look like in 20 years?

What will Malibu’s beach erosion problem look like in 20 years?

The rapid erosion of Malibu’s beaches in the past few years is nothing short of startling and has drawn the concerned attention of local citizens, advocacy groups and public officials. Beach erosion, attributable in part to climate change and in part to the hand of man, is pervasive, invasive and expensive.

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