Tag Archives: Rising Seas 2010

Island States Face Ocean Wipe Out

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CANCUN, Mexico – Encroaching seas in the Pacific are raising the salt level in the wells of the Marshall Islands. Waves threaten to cut one sliver of an island in two. “It’s getting worse,” says Kaminaga Kaminaga, the tiny nation’s

Rising Seas Could Sink Caribbean

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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,

Pacific Islands fear “It’s The End”

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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

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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

Liberian City Falling to Rising Seas

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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

Rising Seas are Sinking Kiribati

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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

Island’s Plan to Block Rising Seas

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The low-lying Marshall Islands, a Pacific atoll chain that rises barely a metre above sea level, has announced plans for a wall to hold back rising sea levels. “We want to prevent erosion and stop flooding,” UN ambassador Phillip Muller