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Category: Sea Level Rise

New York Seas to Rise Twice as Much as Rest of U.S.

New York Seas to Rise Twice as Much as Rest of U.S.

Sea levels around New York City and much of the U.S. Northeast will rise twice as much as in other parts of the United States this century, according to new climate models.

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Palau, at risk from rising seas, aims to drill for oil

Palau, at risk from rising seas, aims to drill for oil

Many island nations around the world are looking for creative solutions to a pending crisis, predicted boosts in sea level, associated with climate change. Analysts though, question why the World Bank is helping Palau develop fossil fuel resources when the island’s very existence is threatened by the burning of them.

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Melting sea ice forces walruses ashore in Alaska

Melting sea ice forces walruses ashore in Alaska

Massive super-herds of walrus are being forced onto dry land because of a lack of sea ice, the World Wildlife Fund reports. Discovery News UGC video shows an estimated 10,000 animals gathered in Point Lay, Alaska. This massive move to shore by walruses is unusual in the United States.

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New York City and Risk of Higher Seas

New York City and Risk of Higher Seas

Sea level may rise faster near New York than at most other densely populated ports, thus it has become an urban experiment in the ways that seaboard cities can adapt to climate change over the next century.

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Coral Reef and Planet’s Changing Sea Levels

Coral Reef and Planet’s Changing Sea Levels

By studying ancient coral, scientists are hoping to put together the most accurate picture yet of how sea levels have changed over thousands of years.

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Barrier islands and sea-level rise

Barrier islands and sea-level rise

Over the next 100 years, according to recent estimates, we should expect 5 to 6 feet of sea-level rise.

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In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

In Low-Lying Bangladesh, The Sea Takes a Human Toll

Danish photographer and filmmaker Jonathan Bjerg Møller recently spent nine months in Bangladesh, chronicling the lives of people struggling to survive just a few feet above sea level.

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Sea Level to Rise Even With Aggressive Geo-Engineering

Sea Level to Rise Even With Aggressive Geo-Engineering

150 million people could be affected as ocean levels increases by 30cm to 70cm by the end of this century.

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Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Kingscliff Battles Beach Erosion, Australia

Coastal residents fear their idyllic seaside town may never be restored to its former glory after the besieged coastline just copped further battering.

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