sea levels

Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’
Environment

Australia downgrades outlook for Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’

Australia downgraded the Great Barrier Reef’s long-term outlook to “very poor” for the first time Friday, as the world heritage…
Sinking city: Indonesia’s capital on brink of disaster
World

Sinking city: Indonesia’s capital on brink of disaster

Time is running out for Jakarta. One of the fastest-sinking cities on earth, environmental experts warn that one third of…
Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study
Environment

Thaw of Himalayas set to disrupt Asia’s rivers, crops: study

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – At least a third of the ice in the Himalayas and the Hindu Kush will thaw this…
Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores
Middle East

Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores

A powerful earthquake killed at least two people and injured dozens when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist…
Egypt considers building dikes to shield coastal cities from rising sea levels
Egypt

Egypt considers building dikes to shield coastal cities from rising sea levels

The Egyptian government is currently considering building a series of sea walls along the North Coast in order to protect…
Can Copenhagen prevent climate catastrophe?
Environment

Can Copenhagen prevent climate catastrophe?

The Kyoto Protocol to the Convention on Climate Change, which came into force February 2005, is currently the only international…
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