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New computer modeling indicates low-lying Pacific Islands may be underwater sooner than expected, the U.S...Storlazzi's teams said at least twice as much land would be underwater in parts of the region when compared with data from the old research
The village lawn has been swamped by seawater turning it into a breeding area for crabs. Village headman Pio Waqairatavo said villagers experienced the effects of rising sea level for the past five to six years. "It is an old problem and a challenge
A new study suggests the region's ice fields could lose perhaps as much as a fifth of their volume. Such a melt would add 3.5cm to the height of the world's oceans. Only the ice of Greenland and Antarctica is expected to contribute more. The
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but what might it be communicating? That's the idea behind an upcoming symposium at UC Santa Barbara that examines new ways of showing the effects of climate change and sea level rise on coastal areas around
32 ET As the world faces up to the threat of rising sea levels, could building new cities entirely out at sea offer an alternative way of living? That is the idea being tested in the Netherlands where huge swathes of land already lie below sea level.
With the vaunted "king tides" swelling over shores around the Bay Area but appearing to cause little in terms of mayhem or flooding at their peak Thursday morning, a spokesman for Redwood City still planned to make a splash. "'The King Tides.' That's
Environmental organisation Green Cross hopes to use the event to draw attention to rising sea levels. Green Cross CEO Mara Bun is asking coastal residents to photograph their local king tides and upload them to help create a digital picture of future
An arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) pup in the Pribilof Islands, St. Paul Island, off the coast of mainland Alaska in the Bering Sea. Juvenile mortality can reach 90% (from starvation and predation) during their first year when lemming abundance is low.
Global warming has led to rise in sea levels as increased global temperatures have slowly melted away the polar ice caps. While this is commonly known, the exact amount by which sea levels have risen was not until recently, when a new
After Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast just days before Election Day 2012, the media briefly became interested in climate change, which previously had been a strangely taboo subject. But after the winds, floods and