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Kiribati: a drowning paradise in the South Pacific | DW Documentary
 
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Climate change and rising sea levels mean the island nation of Kiribati in the South Pacific is at risk of disappearing into the sea. But the island’s inhabitants aren’t giving up. They are doing what they can to save their island from inundation. Can COP23 help make a difference? UN estimates indicate that Kiribati could disappear in just 30 or 40 years. That’s because the average elevation is less than two meters above sea level. And some of the knock-on effects of climate change have made the situation more difficult. Kiribati can hardly be surpassed in terms of charm and natural beauty. There are 33 atolls and one reef island – spread out over an area of 3.5 million square kilometers. All have white, sandy beaches and blue lagoons. Kiribati is the world’s largest state that consists exclusively of atolls. A local resident named Kaboua points to the empty, barren land around him and says, "There used to be a large village here with 70 families." But these days, this land is only accessible at low tide. At high tide, it's all under water. Kaboua says that sea levels are rising all the time, and swallowing up the land. That’s why many people here build walls made of stone and driftwood, or sand or rubbish. But these barriers won't stand up to the increasing number of storm surges. Others are trying to protect against coastal erosion by planting mangrove shrubs or small trees. But another local resident, Vasiti Tebamare, remains optimistic. She works for KiriCAN, an environmental organization. Vasiti says: "The industrialized countries -- the United States, China, and Europe -- use fossil fuels for their own ends. But what about us?" Kiribati's government has even bought land on an island in Fiji, so it can evacuate its people in an emergency. But Vasiti and most of the other residents don't want to leave. _______ Exciting, powerful and informative – DW Documentary is always close to current affairs and international events. Our eclectic mix of award-winning films and reports take you straight to the heart of the story. Dive into different cultures, journey across distant lands, and discover the inner workings of modern-day life. Subscribe and explore the world around you – every day, one DW Documentary at a time. Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39zufHfsuGgpLviKh297Q?sub_confirmation=1# For more information visit: http://www.dw.com/documentaries Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dwdocumentary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: http://www.dw.com/en/dws-netiquette-policy/a-5300954
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Kiribati - A Climate Change Reality
 
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#COP21 @UNDP undo.org/cop21 Boobu Tioram, a resident of the Pacific island of Kirabati, took time out from reinforcing a seawall in front of his newly built house to speak with UNDP about what climate change has meant to his way of life. I have moved three times, every three years I have moved, he said, standing on the beach a few metres from his home. Tioram gestured toward a point about 20 metres into the sea, and explained that his first house once stood on a spot now covered in swelling ocean waves. Each time he has moved farther inland, and each time the sea has followed. Im not sure how long Ill be [in this house], Tioram continued. That depends on how strong my seawall here can withstand high tide waves. UNDP believes that it is the developing world that stands to lose the most, and which is already losing out, as the effects of climate change edge toward the catastrophic. As climate negotiations open in Copenhagen, worlds away from this tiny Pacific nation consisting of 33 low lying atolls, it is important to keep in mind that for the people of Kirabati, and other poor island and coastal nations, funds for adaptation and not only prevention must top the international to-do list. Carbon trading will be of no special consequence to us, so there has got to be some very special provisions for the victims, said Kirabati President Anote Tong. Not the potential victims, but the victims, because we are the victims, so there has to be some very deep soul searching. Kirabati is no more than four metres high at its highest point, and 100 percent of the population lives within one kilometre of the coast, making this nation one of the most vulnerable to the effects of global warming. Its future is uncertain, including the question of whether it even has a future anymore. The scientific research shows that by 2100 its almost certain that well have more than a metre of sea level rise, said Karen Bernard, a UNDP programme specialist in natural disaster reduction and transition. On a flat island like Kirabati that mount of sea level rise comes very far inland. Its a very serious situation, Bernard continued. For that reason, the Government is looking for options for relocating the population.
Top 10 Islands That Will Vanish When Sea Levels Rise Due To Global Warming
 
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Extreme 10's presents you the Top 10 Islands That Will Vanish When Sea Levels Rise. Are you the type of person, that is aware of the scale of climate change? If so, this video is for you. Background music: Diviners feat. Contacreast - Tropic Love [NCS Release]
Views: 3563 Jedster
Kiribati: The Islands Being Destroyed By Climate Change | AJ+ Docs
 
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Watch Our Latest Documentaries: http://ajplus.co/ajplusdocsnew Sea levels continue to rise due to climate change, and some countries may vanish into the ocean by 2050. The most at-risk is the South Pacific island nation of Kiribati. Coastal erosion and freshwater contamination could make Kiribati uninhabitable in the next 30 years. AJ+ traveled there to find out how its people are facing their uncertain future. Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1 Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajpluscommunity Learn more about AJ+: http://www.ajplus.net/
Views: 227244 AJ+
Rising Seas Are Swallowing This North American Island | National Geographic
 
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Lennox Island is a small but culturally rich coastal community in Prince Edward Island, Canada, that is seeing the negative impact of climate change and sea-level rise. Home to Mi'kmaq (pronounced MIG-maw) First Nations people, the island faces flooding and land erosion that threaten both homes and the roads that connect the residents to the mainland. Also at risk are several archaeological sites that hold vital artifacts from the Mi'kmaq's aboriginal ancestors. The longtime residents of Lennox Island are doing their best to mitigate the effects of climate change but fear that eventually they'll lose their houses to the rising waters. Click here to read more: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/12/151214-lennox-island-canada-climate-change-erosion/ ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Rising Seas Are Swallowing This North American Island | National Geographic https://youtu.be/l0bKxgyEvTc National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 35220 National Geographic
Global sea level rise: climate change already submerged 5 islands in Solomon archipelago - TomoNews
 
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ISABEL, SOLOMON ISLANDS — A new study led by University of Queensland researchers says that changes in global climate and the subsequent sea level rise has already led to the loss of multiple Pacific islands. The team of Australian scientists, after sifting through decades worth of historical insight from locals as well as time series aerial and satellite imagery, say that Isabel, one of the main islands of the Solomon archipelago, has already lost five of its reef islands. These islands were once densely vegetated but weren't populated, reported the Washington Post. However, another six islands on Isabel have declined in area by more than 20 percent between 1947 and 2014. Meanwhile, residents of the island of Nuatambu have been forced to relocate to the nearby main island of Choiseul because of flooding. Of the dozens of homes that once stood on Nuatambu, at least 11 have already been swept away by the rising waters. One town on the Solomon Islands' Taro Island began planning to relocate all of its residents in 2014 because the sea level rise threatens to swallow the land. According to the study, while the global average rate of sea level rise has been 3.2 millimeters per year since 1993, the Solomon Islands have experienced an average rise by about 7 to 10 millimeters per year since 1994. The research team, who published their study in the journal Environmental Research Letters on Friday, discovered that the sea level rise has destroyed villages that have existed since the 1930s, and has displaced numerous communities. ----------------------------------------­--------------------- Welcome to TomoNews, where we animate the most entertaining news on the internets. Come here for an animated look at viral headlines, US news, celebrity gossip, salacious scandals, dumb criminals and much more! Subscribe now for daily news animations that will knock your socks off. Visit our official website for all the latest, uncensored videos: http://us.tomonews.com Check out our Android app: http://bit.ly/1rddhCj Check out our iOS app: http://bit.ly/1gO3z1f Get top stories delivered to your inbox everyday: http://bit.ly/tomo-newsletter Stay connected with us here: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/TomoNewsUS Twitter @tomonewsus http://www.twitter.com/TomoNewsUS Google+ http://plus.google.com/+TomoNewsUS/ Instagram @tomonewsus http://instagram.com/tomonewsus -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Crying dog breaks the internet’s heart — but this sad dog story has a happy ending" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4prKTN9bYQc -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
Views: 17453 TomoNews US
Canadian Island Disappearing Due to Sea Level Rise (from CBC News)
 
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Canadian Island Disappearing Due to Sea Level Rise (from CBC News)
Future Sea Level Rise: Top 10 Countries In Danger
 
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These are the top 10 countries threatened by the 6 meter sea level rise we are almost guaranteed to see in the not-too-distant future, according to the projected pace of global warming and ice melt in Greenland and Antarctica. Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ Sources: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6244/aaa4019 http://www.climatecentral.org/news/nations-megacities-face-20-feet-of-sea-level-rise-19217 http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/ Like our page on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Join us on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Music: -- AudioBlocks.com -- "Space Fighter Loop" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Views: 408232 The Daily Conversation
Sea Level Rise in the Pacific | Conservation International (CI)
 
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By 2100, the ocean will likely rise at least 1 meter, and islands in the Pacific average only two meters above sea level. Learn more about how sea-level rise is impacting Pacific Islanders: http://ci-intl.org/1MmvJ3W Follow us on: Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ConservationOrg Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ConservationOrg
Sea-level rise
 
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Although it may not be immediately obvious when we visit the beach, sea-level rise is affecting coastlines all over the world. For low-lying countries such as the Netherlands, sea-level rise and tidal surges are a constant threat. Our oceans are rising as a consequence of climate change. As the temperature of seawater increases it expands and the ice melting from ice sheets and glaciers adds more water to the global ocean. We know this because satellites high above our heads measure the temperature of the sea surface and of our changing ice. While the global averaged trend is towards rising levels, there are many regional differences so that in some places it is rising and in other places it is falling. Satellites carrying altimeter instruments systematically measure the height of the sea surface so that sea-level rise can be closely monitored. Altimetry measurements over the last 25 years show that on average sea-level is rising about 3 mm a year and this rise is accelerating. ★ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/ESAsubscribe Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/SpaceInVideos Follow ESA on Twitter: http://bit.ly/ESAonTwitter On Facebook: http://bit.ly/ESAonFacebook On Instagram: http://bit.ly/ESAonInstagram On Flickr: http://bit.ly/ESAonFlickr ESA is Europe's gateway to space. Our mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. Check out http://www.esa.int/ESA to get up to speed on everything space related. Copyright information about our videos is available here: http://www.esa.int/spaceinvideos/Terms_and_Conditions
Climate Change: Rising sea levels threaten Panama's islands
 
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We've been covering the impact climate change is set to have in communities around the globe. Our reporter Anelise Borges has been to Panama to investigate how rising sea levels could affect one of Latin America's best-known indigenous groups. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
Views: 1037 TRT World
Architects Float Answers to Rising Sea Levels
 
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Global cities like Tokyo, London, Sydney and New York must confront the challenge of rising sea levels this century because rising tides will threaten to leave large parts of their areas underwater. The island nation of the Maldives, which will be completely underwater by the end of the century, is already redesigning how it will exist and is constructing a series of floating structures and communities. See the full story here: http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/environment/story/2012-04-03/climate-change-floating-homes/53970306/1 Waterstudio projects: http://waterstudio.nl/projects Add TDC to your circles on Google+ https://plus.google.com/100134925804523235350/posts Join the conversation on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Follow The Daily Conversation on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo
Tuvalu: Sea Level Rise in the Pacific, Loss of Land and Culture
 
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United Nations, New York, March 2012 - Halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand are two of the smallest countries in the world: Tuvalu and Kiribati. These two low-lying nations may become the first victims of global warming. United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio + 20) http://www.uncsd2012.org/rio20/
Views: 17496 United Nations
Global Warming: In Mauritius : island being swept away by rising sea levels
 
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Source:: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EyeOnAfrica/videos/376189509785911/UzpfSTE5NzU0MjI5MDQ1MDQwNjo5MDMzOTU2MjMxOTgzOTk/ Fair Use for Educational Purposes.
Racing the King Tide: islands adapting to sea level rise
 
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In October 2013, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck the province of Bohol, Philippines, inducing about 1m land subsidence to some of its small island communities. Now, the islands of Batasan, Pangapasan, Ubay and Bilangbilangan of the Municipality of Tubigon experience partial or complete flooding even during normal spring tides. Coming face-to-face with a hundred years’ worth of sea level rise, the island communities show that they are far more resilient than we think. Filmed in June 2017, Walking on Water presents the perceptions of the islanders regarding the problems that they are facing If you want to read more, please see: Blog story http://www.thehatch.tv/walkingonwater/ Scientific papers https://www.nature.com/articles/nclimate3344.epdf?author_access_token=tpEo4hdFGJ2XSGa5_WffmtRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0OcWd15jg73PLczRTtUvoG4HaVZtDkEHxIRMOejAC9b_eZUQdM9qW8z-QkrvaRkIv589s1g_dJNUawD1AJiyUr9 https://link.springer.com/epdf/10.1007/s10113-018-1332-8?author_access_token=R_KNlJ08FEyZjTTuFkwmk_e4RwlQNchNByi7wbcMAY7Q_VgGS_Sb4d-waBJwpQoC8Zqa62xcsZYAPWcX63L4c-Q4U9YMSn6WsNOY7CXaZgbT2fvwReCC_jBPIMp0yQ_uTlplVIhRN0JNOEdWGUW2eQ%3D%3D
5 Island Countries Most Vulnerable To Sea Level Rise
 
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Sea Level Rise is one of the deadly consequences of the Global Warming due to the melting of Glaciers esp in Antarctica. Almost every country situated near seas/oceans will have to deal with this issue, esp Island Countries as it is posing a serious threat to their existence. Our new video is highlighting 5 such Island countries which are most vulnerable to Sea Level Rise. #EnKingInternational #TheGreenInitiative #UNFCCC #Verra #GS #GlobalWarming #ClimateChange #Environment #Earth #India
AN ISLAND IN THE SOLOMONS BATTLES WITH RISING SEA LEVELS
 
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Residents of the small island village of Fanalei are challenged by rising sea levels knowing that within 50 years their island home will be gone forever. Commissioned by the Melanesian Mission. For more details contact the charity: http://mission.melanesia.anglican.org
Views: 1384 Topsham TV
What causes rising sea levels? - BBC What's New?
 
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Many of Africa's islands and beaches are at risk of disappearing due to rising sea levels. Is man-made global warming to blame? What's New's Nora explains more.
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Sea Level Rise Projection Mapping in Jeopardy as New Islands Grow on Western Atlantic Cape  (414)
 
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Don't get caught un-prepared stock up on survival food today! http://foodforliberty.com/adapt2030 Support ADAPT 2030 on PATREON http://www.patreon.com/adapt2030 New article by the Geophysical Research Institute Letters and picked up by Climate Central, talk about how sea levels and sinking land are a huge imminent threat to the east coast of the USA as sea level rise is happening 3x faster than anywhere else. At the same time in the same location new islands are emerging form the sea and these high tide events are actually "King Tides" they conveniently leave that part out. The highest tide of the year, "King Tide" is a yearly event, but is shown as proof of sea level rise for political agenda. Sinking Atlantic Coastline Meets Rapidly Rising Seas http://www.climatecentral.org/news/sinking-atlantic-coastline-meets-rapidly-rising-seas-20247 New island http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/06/new-shelly-island-appears-cape-hatteras-north-carolina-coast/ King Tides USA http://california.kingtides.net/
Views: 11794 Adapt 2030
Climate change causes Islands to disappear | 60 Minutes Australia
 
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With the world heating up, drastic rises in sea level mean whole islands are literally disappearing. It’s an extraordinary sight, and proof positive we must do more, right now. WATCH more of 60 Minutes Australia: https://www.60minutes.com.au LIKE 60 Minutes Australia on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/60Minutes9 FOLLOW 60 Minutes Australia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/60Mins FOLLOW 60 Minutes Australia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/60minutes9 For forty years, 60 Minutes have been telling Australians the world’s greatest stories. Tales that changed history, our nation and our lives. Reporters Liz Hayes, Allison Langdon, Tara Brown, Charles Wooley, Liam Bartlett and Sarah Abo look past the headlines because there is always a bigger picture. Sundays are for 60 Minutes. #60MinutesAustralia
Views: 264555 60 Minutes Australia
Drones, Data and Rising Sea Levels in the Maldives
 
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The Maldives, one of the most stunning yet fragile nations on earth, faces the growing threat from rising sea levels and coastal storms. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and DJI are using drones to help island communities prepare for and respond to disasters.
5 Pacific Islands Lost to Rising Sea Levels
 
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Five of the Solomon Islands have disappeared into the Pacific Ocean due to rising seas and erosion, in what Australian researchers say is the first major effect of climate change on the coastlines and people of the Pacific. The Solomon Islands is a nation made up of hundreds of islands, with a population of about 6 hundred 40 thousand people. Người Việt TV (c) 2016 - http://NGUOIVIETTV.com Người Việt Online - http://NGUOI-VIET.com
Sea Level Rise in Maine
 
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*Sea Level Rise is Happening!* Created for the Island Institute, this O'Chang Comics / Puckerbrush Animation original calls attention to the challenges of increased coastal flooding, storm surge events, and sea level rise impacts for Maine communities. #resilience #climate #workingwaterfront #sealevelrise #coastalflooding #stormsurge #climateofchange #islandinstitute
Views: 1746 Island Institute
SEA LEVEL RISE - MANUS ISLAND - PNG
 
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Island residents didn't see it coming, but quick thinking saved most houses from the waves -- for now. December is normally the stormy season on three small islands in Manus Province, Papua New Guinea. But nothing in history had prepared the islanders for the unprecedented fury of the 2008 storm they called King Tide. Having engaged in community wide rescue operations with no government help, residents are bracing for more extreme weather this year -- at the very time that delegates will be meeting in Copenhagen to decide policy on climate change. If the islanders could go, they would ask: who is responsible for the rising seas and angry storms? Who's responsible for our relocation costs? The video is produced by MATUSA (Manus Tumbuna Save association), to raise awareness on how Manus Islanders in Papua New Guinea are being affected by sea level rising and climate change. The Filming is done by Ngenge Sasa, Lou Island, PNG. The film is presented in public for the first time at the National Museum of American Indian, during the symposium co-organized by Conversations with the Earth in October 2011. The project was facilitated by InsightShare as part of the conversation with the earth project. Conversations with the Earth is a collective opportunity to build a global movement for an indigenous-controlled community media network. CWE works with a growing network of indigenous groups and communities living in critical ecosystems around the world, from the Atlantic Rainforest to Central Asia, from the Philippines to the Andes, from the Arctic to Ethiopia. Through CWE, these indigenous communities are able to share their story of climate change. Through the creation of sustainable autonomous indigenous media hubs in these regions, CWE fosters a long-term relationship with these communities, based on principles of local control and supporting indigenous media capacity. For more information: www.insightshare.org www.conversationsearth.org
Pacific Sea Level Rise: Two Nations Prepare to Drown
 
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People in the countries of Kiribati and Tuvalu are already being forced from their homes due to sea level rise, and the island nations are expected to be completely submerged in the coming years.
Views: 11370 MediaGlobalNews
Five Pacific Islands Disappear As Sea Levels Rise
 
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Five Pacific Islands Disappear As Sea Levels Rise = 10.05.2016 Five tiny Pacific islands have disappeared amid rising seas and erosion, Australian researchers say. The missing islands, part of the Solomon Archipelago, were not inhabited by human beings. But six other islands were found to have seen swathes of land turn into sea, destroying entire villages. The researchers say it is the first scientific confirmation of the impact of climate change on Pacific coastlines.
Views: 1070 day break
Rising Sea Threatens 1,500 Indonesian Islands
 
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1500 Indonesian islands are at risk of disappearing by the year 2050 due to rising sea levels. 1500 Indonesian islands are at risk of disappearing by the year 2050 due to rising sea levels. Some key spots, like the capital, Jakarta, could face problems much sooner. Soekarno-Hatta International, the airport that serves the city, is located only 3 miles from shore and may be under water as soon as 2030. Approximately twenty years later the city's northern areas would become riddled with lakes. Those estimates come from a Climate Change Vulnerability Index published by Maplecroft, a British risk analysis firm. The information in the report was echoed by a climate change specialist from the Asian Development Bank. He said, "This archipelago's biggest threat is rising sea levels, where 42 million people living 3km from the coast are vulnerable if estimated sea level rise reaches up to 90cm by the end of the century." He also made a point of mentioning that seawater acidity is increasing and resulting in a diminished fish supply, as they are moving further out to sea. Indonesia has already lost 24 islands off of the coasts of Aceh, Papua, Riau, and North Sumatra.
Views: 2665 GeoBeats News
Global sea level rise: Climate change already submerged 5 islands in Solomon archipelago
 
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Originally published on 10 May, 2016 Sign up for a free trial of News Direct's news animations at http://newsdirect.nextanimation.com.tw/Reuters.aspx ----------------------------------------­----------------------------------------­---------------- A new study led by University of Queensland researchers says that changes in global climate and the subsequent sea level rise has already led to the loss of multiple Pacific islands.The team of Australian scientists, after sifting through decades worth of historical insight from locals as well as time series aerial and satellite imagery, say that Isabel, one of the main islands of the Solomon archipelago, has already lost five of its reef islands. These islands were once densely vegetated but weren’t populated, reported the Washington Post. However, another six islands on Isabel have declined in area by more than 20 percent between 1947 and 2014. Meanwhile, residents of the island of Nuatambu have been forced to relocate to the nearby main island of Choiseul because of flooding. Of the dozens of homes that once stood on Nuatambu, at least 11 have already been swept away by the rising waters. One town on the Solomon Islands’ Taro Island began planning to relocate all of its residents in 2014 because the sea level rise threatens to swallow the land. According to the study, while the global average rate of sea level rise has been 3.2 millimeters per year since 1993, the Solomon Islands have experienced an average rise by about 7 to 10 millimeters per year since 1994. The research team, who published their study in the journal Environmental Research Letters on Friday, discovered that the sea level rise has destroyed villages that have existed since the 1930s, and has displaced numerous communities. ----------------------------------------­----------------------------------------­---------------- Next Animation Studio’s News Direct service provides daily, high-quality, informative 3D news animations that fill in for missing footage and help viewers understand breaking news stories or in-depth features on science, technology, and health. To subscribe to News Direct or for more info, please visit: http://newsdirect.nextanimation.com.tw/Index.aspx
Views: 1867 News Direct
Effects Of Sea Level Rise On Oahu
 
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This video shows the predicted changes in the coastline of the Hawaiian island of Oahu with rising sea levels. credit: Hawaii Mapping Research Group source: http://imina.soest.hawaii.edu/HMRG/FloodingOahu/index.php#TheMovie
Views: 2689 djxatlanta
Rising Sea Levels Endanger Senegalese Islands
 
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Senegal's Saloum Delta region is an egregious example of how rising sea levels caused by global warming endanger coastal communities around the world. Zlatica Hoke reports on the damage being caused by sea salt on the Senegalese islands. Originally published at - http://www.voanews.com/media/video/3083993.html
Views: 799 VOA News
Haapai sea levels rising
 
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The rising sea levels of all Pacific Island nations is now more than ever at the fore front of many Pacific forums, and having witnessed what has taken place in Tuvalu, Haapai, Tonga could very well be a case of the Pacific Atlantis.
Views: 4712 Tagata Pasifika
Amid Sea Level Rise & Devastating Storm, Island Nations Call for “Real Climate Leadership” at COP23
 
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https://democracynow.org - As the second week of the U.N. climate conference gets underway in Bonn, Germany, we speak with two activists about the impact of climate change on their countries, and their goals for this year’s talks. “It was devastating to see thousands of homes damaged, and about 40 people lost their lives,” says George Nacewa, Fiji islander and 350.org Pacific Climate Warrior. “This is something we’ve never experienced before.” Meanwhile, Tetet Lauron, a former member of the Philippines delegation, says negotiators must increase their sense of urgency “to avoid runaway climate change.” Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow Daily Email: https://democracynow.org/subscribe Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DemocracyNow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow Tumblr: http://democracynow.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/democracynow iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/democracy-now!-audio/id73802554 TuneIn: https://tunein.com/radio/Democracy-Now-p90 Stitcher Radio: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/democracy-now
Views: 2342 Democracy Now!
Sea Level Rise is Here!
 
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Kirsten Baumgart Turner talks about the impacts of sea level rise on island states and shares her personal experiences of physical changes in Barbados and Mokule`ia through astounding photos that demonstrate the devastating impacts in the Caribbean and Hawaii. ThinkTech Hawaii streams live on the Internet from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm every weekday afternoon, Hawaii Time, then streaming earlier shows through the night. Check us out any time for great content and great community. Our vision is to be a leader in shaping a more vital and thriving Hawaii as the foundation for future generations. Our mission is to be the leading digital media platform raising pubic awareness and promoting civic engagement in Hawaii.
Views: 975 ThinkTech Hawaii
Sea Level Rise Update 4.6 mm Per Year and Increasing
 
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The rate of global sea level rise is accelerating due to human-forced climate change. This presents a crisis for coastal cities, regions, and island nations. Data for this video provided by AVISO, Climate Reanalyzer and Dr James Hansen's paper entitled: Ice Melt, Sea Level Rise, and Superstorms. See more at robertscribbler.com.
Views: 482 Robert Fanney
Plum Island Estuary: Studying how marshes respond to sea-level rise - Science Nation
 
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At the Plum Island Sound estuary in northeastern Massachusetts, the marsh floods like clockwork. At high tide, you can pass over the mudflats into the grass in a boat. At low tide, the ocean waters recede, leaving behind fresh deposits of nutrient-rich food for the birds and other wildlife, including juvenile game fish such as striped bass. It's an ecosystem that is at once both hardy and fragile. The estuary is part of the Plum Island Ecosystems LTER; LTER stands for "Long Term Ecological Research." The LTER Network was created by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 1980 to conduct research on ecological issues that can last decades and span huge geographical areas. The Plum Island Ecosystems LTER was established in 1998 and, like other LTER sites, this one is focused on the long view. The research is expected to continue for a generation or more. Biogeochemist Anne Giblin, of the Marine Biological Laboratory, is leading a team of researchers who are studying the Plum Island salt marshes to determine how this 2,000-year-old ecosystem is holding up under climate change, land use changes and sea-level rise. "The Plum Island Estuary LTER has given us some valuable insights about how marsh systems will respond to future climate and environmental changes," says David Garrison, a program director in the NSF Directorate for Geosciences. "These findings would have not been possible without the funding commitment to collect long-term observations." The Plum Island Estuary LTER is co-funded by the NSF directorates for Geosciences and Biological Sciences. The research in this episode was supported by NSF award #1238212, LTER-Plum Island Ecosystems (PIE): Interactions Between External Drivers, Humans and Ecosystems in Shaping Ecological Process in a Mosaic of Coastal Landscapes and Estuarine Seascapes. Grant #/URL: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1238212&HistoricalAwards=false Miles O'Brien, Science Nation Correspondent Ann Kellan, Science Nation Producer
The toll of climate change, from US to the Marshall Islands: 'No one's an exception'
 
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If global temperatures rise more than 1.5C, the Marshall Islands are likely to disappear. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian The thin atolls scattered across the Pacific Ocean are already seeing regular flooding and droughts directly related to climate change. More Marshallese are leaving in search of dry land, with nearly one-third of the population currently in the US. Many fear that with the exodus, their culture will be lost to a country that has already taken so much from them. 6x9 experience solitary confinement ► http://bit.ly/6x9gdn The Guardian ► http://is.gd/guardianhome Suggested videos: ► ► Guardian playlists: Comment is Free ► http://is.gd/cifplaylist Guardian Docs ► http://is.gd/guardiandocs Guardian Features ► https://goo.gl/JThOzd Guardian Animations & Explanations ►http://is.gd/explainers Guardian Investigations ► http://is.gd/guardianinvestigations The Global Migration Crisis ► http://is.gd/RefugeeCrisis Anywhere but Westminster ► https://goo.gl/rgH1ri More Guardian videos: 6x9: experience solitary confinement – 360 video ► http://bit.ly/6x9gdn We Walk Together ► http://bit.ly/WeWalkTogetherFilm The last job on Earth ► http://bit.ly/LastJobOnEarth Patrick Stewart: the ECHR and us ► http://bit.ly/PatrickStewartS The Panama Papers ► http://bit.ly/HowToHide1Billion The Syrian Spaceman who became a refugee ► http://bit.ly/SyrianSpace The epic journey of a refugee cat ► http://bit.ly/KunkuzCat If I Die On Mars ► http://is.gd/IfIDieOnMars We can't ban everything that offends you ► http://bit.ly/CensorshipCiF Revenge Porn: Chrissy Chambers and her search for justice ► http://ow.ly/TUoOs Mos Def force fed in Gitmo procedure ► http://is.gd/mosdef Edward Snowden interview ► http://is.gd/snowdeninterview2014 Bangladeshi Sex Workers take steroids ► http://is.gd/sexworkers Other Guardian channels on YouTube: Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Music ► http://is.gd/guardianYTmusic Guardian Australia ► http://is.gd/guardianaustralia Guardian Tech ► http://is.gd/guardiantech Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture Guardian Wires ► http://is.gd/guardianwires Guardian Food ► http://is.gd/guardianfood
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This Ambitious Island Concept Could Be The Solution to Rising Sea Levels
 
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MARIN tested a model of a floating mega-island in 15 m waves. The island can be used as a floating city or port as a possible solution to sea level rise and overcrowded cities. Alternative applications could be seaweed farms or an energy hub islands for offshore wind turbines maintenance.
Climate Change Refugees: Sea Level Rise in the Pacific Islands
 
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Climate Change Refugees: Pacific https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carteret_Islands
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Rising Sea Levels Threaten Island Nations
 
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What happens to a nation's sovereignty if it literally sinks beneath the ocean? This is among the unprecedented questions facing many of the world's island nations now threatened by rising sea levels. Legal scholars, diplomats and other experts wrestled with this scenario this week at the Columbia University Law School in New York City. VOA Correspondent Peter Fedynsky was there.
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Louisiana Disappearing: Living On The Brink Of Climate Change
 
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Every hour, Louisiana loses a football field worth of land to the Gulf of Mexico, thanks to rising sea levels and canals dredged by oil and gas companies. At this rate, most of southeastern Louisiana not protected by levees will be underwater in just 50 years. Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus
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Rise in Sea Levels in the Marshall Islands
 
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Marshall Islands is one of the low-lying atoll in the Pacific region and it's vulnerable to climate change, especially to the sea-level rising. This video emphasizes the latest effects sea level rising which took place late December 2008. Many were forced to leave their houses, among them were those who live next to the ocean and lagoon sides.
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These Islands In The South Pacific Are Sinking!
 
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That Sinking Feeling (2007): The Carterets in the Pacific will be the first islands in the world to disappear because of global warming. For similar stories, see: Palau is Fighting Back Against the Shark Hunting Trade https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIbpktp3Ye0 Saving Indonesia's Most Bio-diverse Ecosystems (2014) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spDwLMzLMcA The Pacific Island Under Threat by the US Military https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4u3-1Imeio Sea Level Rise (2014): https://youtu.be/qfZF2gE1l_8 Global Warming Pause (2015): https://youtu.be/fGnVdOH5qdw Life In The Sun (2001): https://youtu.be/U6-NdCURC1U The Shrinking Alps (2007): https://youtu.be/BFw5sPgsiS0 Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/film/3391/that-sinking-feeling Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Sea levels are rising at a phenomenal rate and sea walls, have vanished under the tide. ''The island is sinking'', laments one woman. We see it with our own eyes. It is estimated that by 2015, the Carteret Islands will disappear under the sea. Already, the beaches are littered with fallen trees, their roots eroded by the tide. Rising sea levels have made it impossible for the islanders to grow anything apart from coconuts. They are now dependent on aid from PNG. Our houses are getting closer and closer to the sea’’,, complains one woman. Maybe one day, a tidal wave will sweep everyone away. The government plans to relocate people but many islanders refuse to move. As one states, ''If the island is lost, I'm lost too.'' ABC Australia – 3391 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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Pacific atoll regrows new islands despite sea level rise
 
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Atoll regrows new islands... Website: sott.net Source credit: Jamie Morton, The New Zealand Herald Article link: http://www.sott.net/article/274662-Pacific-atoll-regrows-new-islands-despite-sea-level-rise Original website and article link: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11206600 DISCLAIMER: The content does not necessarily reflect my own personal viewpoint or opinion, it is up to the viewer to decide. I read for the visually impaired and for mobile device users. If anyone does not wish to listen to the entire broadcast, please use link provided... No copyright infringement is ever intended...also, please do your own research if more info is desired.. The content does not necessarily reflect my own personal viewpoint or opinion, it is up to the viewer to decide... No copyright infringement is ever intended... This video is for educational purposes only and for information only, it is not for profit at all. I do not take any credit for the content, photos, or videos. FAIR USE STATEMENT: This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in an effort to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. we believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/...
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How high will sea levels rise? | Climate Change
 
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The rising sea is the sleeping giant of climate change. Although we now know it's happening, how high will it go? In an attempt to predict what impact the rising waters will have on our world, scientists are turning to the distant past.
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Engineers Develop Floating Islands To Combat Rising Sea Levels | CNBC
 
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Engineers around the world work to combat land scarcity as rising sea levels continue to push back coast lines and swallow small island nations. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Engineers Develop Floating Islands To Combat Rising Sea Levels | CNBC
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Coastal Systems: Climate Change, Coral Islands and Sea-Level Rise
 
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In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Wales. Please activate the captions as there is considerable wind noise in this video. Please a comment if you found this video of use in your studies. New videos will be added from time to time, so you may wish to subscribe to this channel. Topics: climate change, sea-level rise, Pacific Ocean, coral cay islands, lowlying, vulnerable, submergence, storm frequency and magnitude. Location: Green Island, Great Barrier Reef (Queensland, Australia). Latitude/longitude (for Google Earth): 16°45'36.41"S, 145°58'16.32"E. Further reading: S. K. Haslett (2016) Coastal Systems, 3rd Edition. University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 230pp. Available from : http://www.uwp.co.uk/editions/9781783169009/ (see sections 2.4 and 5.4).
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Dauphin Island, Alabama. West End Erosion and Water Level Rise Climate Change is Real 11/12/18. PT 3
 
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This is part 3. Water levels are rising. It is happening. Dauphin Island, Alabama 11/12/2018. We can all Work together to help. Happy #veteransday . I was asked to film at the West End. Hopefully it's ok. Thanks so much for watching! Please feel free to contribute to our Channel: https://www.paypal.me/5ktennis Please subscribe to our Channel! Click like below. Please share our videos. Thanks so much for watching! #alabama #mobilealabama #Mobile #Dauphinisland #Westend #flood #lightning #erosion #climatechange #Waterlevelsrising #Weather #meteorology #Thunderstorm #Stormtracker #Stormcenter #Peace #Happiness #Love #kindness #Hope #positiveenergy #synchronicity
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