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5 Islands That Are Going To Disappear!

In the next few years, many islands are going to disappear due to rising sea levels! Join Trace as he discusses 5 of them that will be gone in the next 30 years!

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Scientists outline long-term sea-level rise in response to warming of planet

“A new study estimates that global sea levels will rise about 2.3 meters, or more than seven feet, over the next several thousand years for every degree (Celsius) the planet warms.”

Rising Seas

“The low-lying islands of Kiribati, just a few feet above sea level, are on the front lines of climate change.”

Plagued by sea-level rise, Kiribati buys land in Fiji

“Pacific island nation estimates it will be completely submerged within 30 years, displacing more than 100,000 people.”

Funafuti

“Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located.”

Will Tuvalu Disappear Beneath the Sea?

“A thin white smile curves across the blank face of the South Pacific Ocean, more than a mile below. A little lower, the whiteness resolves into an arc of breakers, and the tiny turboprop heads straight for them.”

Venice Menace: Famed City is Sinking & Tilting

“Sea-level rise isn’t the only thing that has Venice’s famous canals rising ever-so-slightly every year: The city is also sinking, a new study shows, in contrast to previous studies that suggested the city’s subsidence had stabilized.”

10 Treasures We’ll Lose as Sea Levels Rise

“Rising temperatures + melting glaciers = higher seas levels. With those surging waters comes the potential for lower-lying land areas around the globe to be washed out, according to climate scientists.”

Will Climate Change Swamp the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island



“On October 29, 2012, superstorm Sandy barreled toward New York City. Liberty and Ellis Islands, two relatively tiny pieces of land huddled together in the city’s harbor, were dangerously exposed.”

9 Popular Cities Losing War with Rising Seas

“The world’s coastal cities are some of the most beautiful, culturally vibrant and heavily populated urban areas.”

Sydney Opera House and Statue of Liberty ‘will be lost to sea level rise’

“Nearly one-fifth of world cultural heritage sites would be affected by global warming of a further 3C, scientists warn.”

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