Tag Archives: Rising Sea Levels

Melting Arctic Boosts Sea Levels

Between 2004 and 2009, the 30,000 snow-and-ice covered islands in the Canadian Archipelago shed 363 cubic kilometres (87 cubic miles) of water, equivalent to three-quarters of contents of Lake Erie, the study found. During the first half of this six-year

Islanders fail to get rising sea aid.

A group of Torres Strait Islanders say they are disappointed to be leaving Canberra without the assurance of new funding to save their homelands from rising tides. The Poruma Islanders visited Parliament House today to raise awareness of the threat

Pacific islands want louder voice on climate

The smallest Pacific island nations, some of which fear being swamped by rising sea levels due to climate change, said Tuesday they had seen little of the global funding promised to combat the problem. Meeting in Port Vila ahead of

Rising sea threatens China’s south

Over 1,100 square kilometres (440 square miles) of land in economically booming southern China will be inundated by rising sea-levels by 2050 due to global warming, state press have said. “The Pearl River Delta area, a leading manufacturing hub, will