Coastal Care

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Category: Sea Level Rise

Sinking England, Video

Sinking England, Video

All may seem calm on the beautiful stretches of british coastline, but there is a battle being fought on the beaches of Britain. It is a fight for survival against the mighty forces of the North Sea. Erosion of this coastline have been going on for thousands of years, but things have gotten much worst. The country is gradually tilting into the ocean.

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UN: Concentrations Of Greenhouse Gases Hit Record

UN: Concentrations Of Greenhouse Gases Hit Record

Ahead of the 12-day UN meeting in Durban, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Monday reported that carbon dioxide (CO2), the biggest source of heat-trapping gases, had accelerated to a new peak in 2010.

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Can Egypt Escape Its Climate Future?

Can Egypt Escape Its Climate Future?

” The Mediterranean is remorselessly battering the Egyptian coastline. Salt is leaching into the rich soils and invading the drinking water wells, 1,000-year-old homes are being eroded from below. Sea levels are inexorably rising and storms are becoming more intense…” A first article of a Climate Journey across Africa, which is experiencing rising temperatures, coastal erosion, storms and water scarcity. Narrated by environmental journalist John Vidal.

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Miss South Pacific: Beauty And The Sea Trailer

Miss South Pacific: Beauty And The Sea Trailer

What does a beauty pageant in Suva, Fiji have to do with climate change? Quite a lot, as it turns out. “Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea” is a short documentary film about a Miss South Pacific Pageant that brought contestants, to Suva, Fiji to address issues of rising sea levels, and the salt water intrusion that is destroying their land and drinking water.

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IPCC First Report To Confirm Link Between Climate Change And Extreme Weather

IPCC First Report To Confirm Link Between Climate Change And Extreme Weather

The United Nations created Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is to release its first special report today in which it will highlight extreme weather conditions and explore its links to rising greenhouse gas emissions. Compiled over two years by 220 scientists, this report is the first comprehensive examination of scientific knowledge on the subject.

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Ancient Bronze Artifact from East Asia Unearthed, Alaska’s Seward Peninsula

Ancient Bronze Artifact from East Asia Unearthed, Alaska’s Seward Peninsula

The excavations are part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation, to study human response to climate change at Cape Espenberg from A.D. 800 to A.D. 1400. The team is examining the timing and formation of the beach ridges as well as the contents of peat and pond sediment cores to help them reconstruct the sea-level history and the changing environment faced by Cape Espenberg’s settlers.

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Bangkok Floods Could Go Into Next Year

Bangkok Floods Could Go Into Next Year

Thailand’s worst floods in half a century, caused by months of unusually heavy monsoon rains, could left parts of Bangkoh still flooded next year.

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Floods show what lies ahead for sinking Bangkok

Floods show what lies ahead for sinking Bangkok

The Thai capital, built on swampland, is slowly sinking and the floods currently besieging Bangkok could be merely a foretaste of a grim future as sea level are forecasted to rise by 19 to 29 centimeters by 2050 as a result of global warming, experts say.

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Flash Forward 100 Years: Climate Change Scenarios in California’s Bay-Delta

Flash Forward 100 Years: Climate Change Scenarios in California’s Bay-Delta

Scientists investigated how California’s interconnected San Francisco Bay and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (the Bay-Delta system) is expected to change from 2010 to 2099 in response to both fast and moderate climate warming scenarios. Results indicate that this area will feel impacts of global climate change in the next century with shifts in its biological communities, rising sea level, and modified water supplies.

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