Rising Oceans

Posted by on Friday, August 28, 2015

Some startling news from NASA states that a global sea level rise of 1 to 3 feet may already be outdated and levels may rise even higher.

There is some uncertainty as to how much higher water levels rise.

The sad reality is that near 150 million people on Earth live along the coastline and most goods are manufactured in plants near the water.

The cause for the rising water level is warmer ocean water which is melting glaciers, and ice loss from the massive Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets.

Since 1992 water levels have already risen nearly 75 mm, while some areas have seen as much as a 230 mm rise.

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