Coastal Care

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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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The ice used to protect them. Now their island is crumbling into the sea.

The ice used to protect them. Now their island is crumbling into the sea.

The more than 12,000 residents of this windswept Canadian archipelago are facing a growing number of gut-wrenching choices, as extreme climate change transforms the land and water around them. Season after season, storm after storm, it is becoming clearer that the sea, which has always sustained these islands, is now their greatest threat.

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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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Erosion Washes Away Australian Beach, Leaving Towering Sand Cliffs Along Shoreline

Erosion Washes Away Australian Beach, Leaving Towering Sand Cliffs Along Shoreline

Beach on Australia’s southeastern coast is washing away at an alarming rate, leaving dangerous sand cliffs along the shoreline and causing a childcare center to be torn down.

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