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29

Sep

The planet is warming, which is causing glaciers and ice sheets to melt and Earth’s sea levels to rise. As the ocean makes inroads over the next century, people living in low-lying areas will be displaced, leaving them in need of new homes. Don’t let memories of “Waterworld” deter you from checking out these innovative marine dwellings.
10 innovative ideas that let us live on water

30

Jun

10 innovative ideas that let us live on water

17

Mar

7 monuments, cities and world treasures we could lose to rising sea levelsThese are just a sample of the things we could lose if temperatures rise 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit over the next 200 years.

7 monuments, cities and world treasures we could lose to rising sea levels
These are just a sample of the things we could lose if temperatures rise 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit over the next 200 years.

Greenland ice sheet loses its last gripScientists disagree about what impact ice loss in Greenland could have on sea level rise as some models predict that the melting of glaciers will slow as they retreat into rocky valleys.

Greenland ice sheet loses its last grip
Scientists disagree about what impact ice loss in Greenland could have on sea level rise as some models predict that the melting of glaciers will slow as they retreat into rocky valleys.

05

Mar

Rising seas could wipe out many cultural landmarksA new study shows that 20 percent of UNESCO World Heritage Sites are at risk, bringing to light the cultural implications of climate change.

Rising seas could wipe out many cultural landmarks
A new study shows that 20 percent of UNESCO World Heritage Sites are at risk, bringing to light the cultural implications of climate change.

27

Feb

marylandnewsfeed:

sea-level-rise:

This is new york with a three meter sea level rise. while manhattan itself is mostly intact, much of the surrounding areas are gone. now of course all of manhattan’s connections to the surrounding sea are small, however there are a lot of them. so building dams here might not be worth the money.

Not only does this affect Maryland, but it could have an impact everywhere.
How will you be affected?

marylandnewsfeed:

sea-level-rise:

This is new york with a three meter sea level rise. while manhattan itself is mostly intact, much of the surrounding areas are gone. now of course all of manhattan’s connections to the surrounding sea are small, however there are a lot of them. so building dams here might not be worth the money.

Not only does this affect Maryland, but it could have an impact everywhere.

How will you be affected?

23

Dec

Greenland’s ice sheet hides 100 billion tons of waterThe discovery creates ‘additional complexity’ to the scientists’ figures about the rates of sea level rise.

Greenland’s ice sheet hides 100 billion tons of water
The discovery creates ‘additional complexity’ to the scientists’ figures about the rates of sea level rise.

09

Dec

As the ocean makes inroads over the next century, people living in low-lying areas will be displaced, leaving them in need of new homes. Don’t let memories of “Waterworld” deter you from checking out these marine dwellings.
10 innovative ideas that let would us live on water

03

Oct

Climate ‘refugee’ seeks asylum in New ZealandA man from Kiribati says rising sea levels forced his family to flee for higher ground. Could their plight foreshadow a future inundated with climate-change castaways?

Climate ‘refugee’ seeks asylum in New Zealand
A man from Kiribati says rising sea levels forced his family to flee for higher ground. Could their plight foreshadow a future inundated with climate-change castaways?

28

Sep

As the ocean makes inroads over the next century, people living in low-lying areas will be displaced, leaving them in need of new homes. Don’t let memories of “Waterworld” deter you from checking out these innovative marine dwellings. Whether you’re concerned that your home will be soon be beachfront property, or you’ve simply always wanted to live life at sea, you don’t want to miss these groundbreaking (water-breaking?) designs.10 innovative ideas that let us live on water

As the ocean makes inroads over the next century, people living in low-lying areas will be displaced, leaving them in need of new homes. Don’t let memories of “Waterworld” deter you from checking out these innovative marine dwellings. Whether you’re concerned that your home will be soon be beachfront property, or you’ve simply always wanted to live life at sea, you don’t want to miss these groundbreaking (water-breaking?) designs.
10 innovative ideas that let us live on water