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Abrupt Sea Level Rise Looms As Increasingly Realistic Threat
Environment  (tags: climate-change, oceans, melting ice, rising sea levels, world )

- 168 days ago -
Now, a growing number of studies are raising the possibility that as those ice sheets melt, sea levels could rise by six feet this century, and far higher in the next, flooding many of the world's populated coastal areas.
Climate Change Crusade Goes Local
Environment  (tags: rising seas, melting ice, climate-change, activism, globalwarming, protection, healthconditions, ecosystems, politics )

- 438 days ago -
While US leaders remain bogged down in debate over global warming, local communities are acting on their own to hold back rising seas. Witness Miami Beach's elevated streets.
Ice Loss Sends Alaskan Temperatures Soaring
Environment  (tags: climat echange, research, environment, Alaska, weather, world, ecosystems, melting ice )

- 735 days ago -
Scientists analysing more than three decades of weather data for the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked an astonishing 7°C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice.
Greenland Rising Rapidly as Ice Melts
Environment  (tags: Greenland, melting ice, rising.oceans, quakes, ecosystems, environment )

- 2347 days ago -
The ice is melting so fast in Greenland that the giant island is rising noticeably as the weight is lifted. In some spots, the land is rising 1 inch per year.
Arctic Sea Route Opens as Ice Melts
Environment  (tags: Arctic Sea, Arctic route, Northwest Passage, melting ice, impassable route, Europe, Asia, European Space Agency )

- 3323 days ago -
The Arctic's Northwest Passage has opened up fully because of melting sea ice, clearing a long-sought but historically impassable route between Europe and Asia, the European Space Agency said.

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