RedskyNews Category: Rising Seas

Rising Seas Could Sink Caribbean

CANCUN – Rising sea levels caused by climate change are set to cause billions of dollars of damage to the island states of the Caribbean by the middle of the century, including wiping out more than 300 premium tourist resorts,

Cancun’s Beach Lost to Rising Seas

Cancun, Mexico. Cancun’s eroding white sand beaches are providing a note of urgency to the climate talks being held just south of this seaside resort famed for its postcard-perfect vistas. Rising sea levels and a series of unusually powerful hurricanes

Pacific Islands fear “It’s The End”

Some low-lying island nations face the “end of history” due to rising sea levels unless the world takes stronger action to slow global warming, a spokesman said at U.N. climate talks on Monday. Kiribati, Tuvalu, the Cook Islands, the Marshall

4,000 Indo. Islands Could Disappear

Antara News, Saturday, November 27, 2010 20: 47 WIBMakassar (ANTARA News) – Around 4, 000 islands in Indonesia may disappear when the sea surface rises due to global warming, a government official said. “Global climate change could cause the sea

Maldives Carbon Neutral by 2020

The Maldives took a step on Wednesday towards a goal of becoming the first “carbon neutral” nation by 2020 with an audit showing its citizens emit the same amount of greenhouse gases as tourists flying to its islands. The audit,

Liberian City Falling to Rising Seas

The Superintendent of Grand Bassa County, Julia Duncan Cassell, has renewed calls to save Buchanan, the county’s capital, from sea erosion, in the wake of unrelenting encroachments and gradual reduction and deformation of the City’s size and shape by the

Benin Battles Rising Sea Levels

Video Report: Rising sea levels due to climate change in the Gulf of Guinea are swallowing up large partions of Benin’s coastline. The United Nations says the West African country’s coast has retreated by 400 metres in the last 40

Sea Level Rise Foretold in Glacier

Tasiilaq, Greenland. From a helicopter hovering over the vast landscape of Greenland, oceanographer Fiammetta Straneo and her colleagues are attempting to answer one of the most urgent — and most widely debated — questions facing humanity: How fast is the

Rising Seas are Sinking Kiribati

The small Pacific Island states are doing their best to keep the developed world aware of what is happening to them and other vulnerable states under the impacts of climate change. Kiribati this week hosted the second session of the

Kiribati Residents Consider Moving

The president of Kiribati has said the low-lying Pacific nation must begin planning to relocate its population in case global warming causes sea levels to rise and swamp the country. Kiribati President Anote Tong will present his case at a