As governments, businesses, and homeowners plan for the future, they should assume that the world’s oceans will rise by at least two meters, roughly seven feet, this century. But far too few agencies or individuals are preparing for the inevitable increase in sea level that will take place as polar ice sheets melt.
The main attractions of the coastal towns besides the beaches are the Nature Reserve, and the off shore mussel farms. Not anymore.
For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal.
Orrin H. Pilkey and area locals offer their perspective on North Topsail Beach, North Carolina.
As California officials see it, global warming is happening so there’s no time to waste in figuring out what to do.
You may have to kiss that summer trip to the beach goodbye later this century, thanks to rising sea levels and more intense tropical storms, scientists predict.
New maps developed by investigating the relationship between human population and natural resources shows where people will most likely settle through 2025.