Coastal Care

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Category: Sea Level Rise

NASA Mission Takes Stock of Earth’s Melting Land Ice

NASA Mission Takes Stock of Earth’s Melting Land Ice

In the first comprehensive satellite study of its kind, a University of Colorado at Boulder-led team used NASA data to calculate how much Earth’s melting land ice is adding to global sea level rise. Earth is losing a huge amount of ice to the ocean annually, and these new results will help answer important questions in terms of both sea rise and how the planet’s cold regions are responding to global change.

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Singapore Raises Sea Defences Against Tide of Climate Change

Singapore Raises Sea Defences Against Tide of Climate Change

A 15-km (10 mile) stretch of crisp white beach is one of the key battlegrounds in Singapore’s campaign to defend its “hard-won” territory against rising sea levels linked to climate change…

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Belgium fears for its fragile coastline

Belgium fears for its fragile coastline

Storms and rising sea levels could wreak havoc as defences that protect beaches and dykes are overwhelmed. According to the regional authorities, about a third of the Belgian heavily populated coastline is inadequately protected against flooding.

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Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed by Climate Change

Britain Ranks Top Risks Posed by Climate Change

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has identified potential opportunities and threats for the UK that could arise as a result of climate change. Beaches and historic coastlines are likely to be reshaped by coastal erosion, with the rate expected to increase fourfold, the report said.

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Seawater Injections Could Lift Venice 12 Inches ?

Seawater Injections Could Lift Venice 12 Inches ?

Known to Venetians as the acqua alta, or “high water,” flooding driven by high tides submerges the lowest 14 percent of the Italian destination four times a year, on average. And it’s only getting worse.

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Dungeness’s strange beauty under threat from shingle plan

Dungeness’s strange beauty under threat from shingle plan

One of Europe’s most beautiful seascapes is in danger of being destroyed by a botched attempt to shore up its beach defences,

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How Societies Can Stave Off Climate Change and Save Lives

How Societies Can Stave Off Climate Change and Save Lives

A new study led by a NASA scientist highlights 14 key air pollution control measures that if implemented could slow the pace of global warming and save millions of lives.

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Bold Plan Proposed to Save Coastal Louisiana

Bold Plan Proposed to Save Coastal Louisiana

A $50 billion, 50-year proposal aspires to stop coastal land loss in Louisiana. Since the 1930s, the state’s coast has lost about 1,900 square miles, an area larger than Rhode Island.

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Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

Greenland’s Ice Is Growing Darker

In the past decade satellites have observed a decrease in Greenland’s reflectiveness. This darker surface now absorbs more sunlight, which accelerates melting. So why is the area becoming darker?

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