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The impacts of sea level rise around the world
« on: March 15, 2017, 03:36:21 PM »
This is a thread to post links to real world examples of the impacts of sea level rise. Sea level rise is no longer a future threat. It is a clear and present danger.

I'll start with this:

USA – Louisiana Wetlands Struggling With Sea-Level Rise 4 Times the Global Average

http://floodlist.com/america/usa/louisiana-wetlands-sea-level-rise

Extract:
The study by researchers in Tulane’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and published in the open-access journal Nature Communications shows that the rate of sea-level rise in the region over the past six to 10 years amounts to half an inch per year on average.
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Re: The impacts of sea level rise around the world
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 04:22:21 PM »
A few months old report but kind of fits, the text of the link is a good summary

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sea-level-rise-swallows-5-whole-pacific-islands/#

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Re: The impacts of sea level rise around the world
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2017, 05:00:41 PM »
There's already a good and long thread on SLR and its costs, here.
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