Miami streets could flood every single day by 2070 under many climate models, NOAA says
Before 2010, Virginia Key’s tidal gauge showed high tide floods maybe twice a year. By 2070, climate models show it could flood every single day or every other day, according to a new report from NOAA.
Florida is drowning. Condos are still being built. Can't humans see the writing on the wall?
People tend to respond to immediate threats and financial consequences – and Florida’s coastal real estate may be on the cusp of delivering that harsh wake-up call
Art Basel Miami 2020: climate change concerns dominate unusual year
This year’s mostly virtual art fair is filled with environmental artwork with a sole purpose: to drive those in power to act before it’s too late
The Seasteading Institute
Reimagining Civilization with Floating Cities The Seasteading Institute is a nonprofit think-tank promoting the creation of floating ocean cities as a revolutionary solution to some of the world’s most pressing problems: rising sea levels, overpopulation, poor governance, and more…
Begin zeventiende eeuw is de Beemster nog een groot meer in Noord-Holland. In 1607 wordt besloten om dit meer droog te leggen, zodat boeren er voedsel kunnen verbouwen. Sindsdien is de Beemster een symbool voor de manier waarop Nederlanders hun land zelf inrichten.
Nearly 6,000 Missing A Month After Devastating Indian Floods
NEW DELHI, July 15 (Reuters) - India officially declared on Monday that nearly 6,000 people were missing a month after flash floods ravaged large parts o...
Australia inundated: Four states battered by floods
Victoria, South Australia and NSW are expecting floods to rise as Tasmania battles to clean up flood-affected regions amid threats of more rain.
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