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Climate Change Threatens to Wipeout Valuable Mangrove Ecosystems Entirely by 2050

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 11, 2020

Over the next 30 years, mangrove forests face the threat of disappearing off the face of the Earth due to climate change—particularly rising sea levels—a new study has revealed. Mangroves are said to be highly resilient ecosystems that form at the edge of land and sea as they...

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Climate change study: ‘3 million living within a km from Mumbai’s coast at risk from floods’

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 28, 2020

Almost three million people living within a kilometre from the city’s coastline (high-tide line) are under “severe” threat from flooding, storm surges and rise in sea level, according to an analysis released on Thursday. The high-tide line is the corresponding point on land...

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Sea level rise to impact more population in Asia, including India: Moody’s report

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2020

The rise in sea level due to global warming will impact more people in Asian countries than any other region, Moody’s said in a report on the consequences of this inevitability and credit risk to such sovereign nations. Stating that Sovereigns in Asia, Middle East and North...

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Sea Level to Rise 3 Feet by 2030, Even if Paris Agreement Goals Are Met - Study

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

A new study published Monday offered a sobering revelation on climate change: even if all the countries that are part of the Paris Agreement hit their 2030 emissions targets, sea levels could still rise by about 3 feet. The study, conducted by an international team of...

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2-metre sea level rise 'plausible' by 2100: study

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

Global sea levels could rise by two metres (6.5 feet) and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....

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Bengal tigers may not survive climate change, UN report finds

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the world's last and largest tiger strongholds, scientists warned in a new study. The cats are among 500,000 land species...

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No Tigers In Bangladesh Sundarbans By 2070, As Region Faces 100% Habitat Loss Over Next 50 Years

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 12, 2019

Bengal tigers could vanish from the Bangladesh Sundarbans in the next 50 years--by 2070--as a combination of climate change and rising sea levels threatens their last remaining habitats, says a...

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Sea levels 'could rise higher than a three-storey building due to climate change'

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 23, 2017

The last time ocean temperatures were this warm, sea levels were up to nine metres higher than they are today, according to the findings of a new study, which were described as "extremely...

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