coastal erosion

‘Precipitation, river discharges increase climate change’


September 6th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Increased precipitation and river discharge in the Arctic Ocean has the potential to speed climate change as it can lower salinity and cause warmer surface temperatures, ... Read more...

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Scientists get down to counting sand grains on beach


October 13th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Scientists have started counting sand grains on a beach in Britain to try and calculate the rate of coastal erosion, a media report said Thursday.Plymouth University ... Read more...

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ADB offers $52 mn loan to curb coastal erosion in India


August 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday offered a $51.55 million loan to help curb coastal erosion in Karnataka and Maharashtra.This is the first tranche of ... Read more...

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Climate change ‘retreating Arctic coastline by half a metre every year’


April 18th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Climate change and increased erosion are retreating the Arctic coastline by half a metre every year, according to a new study by more than 30 scientists from 10 ... Read more...

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Climate change pushing back Arctic coastline


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Climate change and increased erosion are pushing back the Arctic coastline by half a metre every year.This implies substantial changes for Arctic ecosystems near the coast ... Read more...

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Sea level rise may affect atomic plants in Tamil Nadu


November 24th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) The Kalpakkam atomic power station near Chennai in Tamil Nadu may have escaped the fury of the deadly tsunami six years ago, but it need not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

ADB to help protect coastal areas in three vulnerable Indian states


September 29th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Sept.29 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping India protect its coastline affected by severe erosion.The ADB's Board of Directors today approved a multitranche financing facility of up ... Read more...

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Interlinking of rivers would increase India’s arable land


September 21st, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Interlinking of rivers has the potential to increase India's arable land by 35 million hectares (mha), Minister of State for Water Resources Vincent H. Pala said Tuesday. Harvesting flood ... Read more...

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Arctic could face warmer and ice-free conditions in future


December 30th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 30 (ANI): Increased evidence is indicating that the Arctic could face seasonally ice-free conditions and much warmer temperatures in the future.Scientists documented evidence that the Arctic Ocean and Nordic Seas ... Read more...

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Climate change nibbling away at Britain’s coastline


December 7th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (DPA) The increase in the severity and frequency of flooding in Britain has lent fresh urgency to a reappraisal of the government's strategy to combat flooding and coastal erosion. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Government inefficiency places people in coastal zones at risk from tsunamis


July 11th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): A team of international experts has determined that governments have largely failed to seriously implement integrated management in coastal zones, placing people at risk of disasters such as ... Read more...

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As coastal cities expand, quality of life deteriorates there


July 11th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Expansion of coastal cities is accompanied by a decline in the quality of life of the people, says a new study. Many megacities such as Tokyo (population 36 ... Read more...

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Identifying archaeological sites most at risk from climate change along England’s coast


July 9th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A new study is going to determine the archaeological sites along the coast of England which are most at risk from the impacts of climate change.The effects of ... Read more...

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Sediments deposited in oceans by major Arctic rivers hold clues to future global climate


May 19th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new study has suggested that sediments deposited in the ocean by major Arctic rivers may hold clues to understand how Earth's climate will change in the next ... Read more...

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Giant Antarctic ice sheet hangs by an icy thread


January 31st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 31 (ANI): The Wilkins Ice Shelf, a giant Antarctic ice sheet, is literally hanging by an icy thread, and can break-off anytime.According to a report in stuff.co.nz, if it ... Read more...

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Temp rise in Arctic far greater than other places in Northern Hemisphere


January 17th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that temperature change in the Arctic is happening at a greater rate than other places in the Northern Hemisphere.As a ... Read more...

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Clues to British coastal change detected in19th century artwork


December 30th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A retired engineer in the UK has found artistic clues to coastal change in nineteenth century artwork, which he says is a useful tool for studying coastal ... Read more...

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Climate change leading to increase in tiger attacks in Sundarban islands


October 22nd, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Conservation experts have said that the number of tiger attacks on people is growing in Indias Sundarban islands as habitat loss and dwindling prey caused by climate ... Read more...

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Climate change could destroy Bronze Age remains


September 2nd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 2 (ANI): Archaeologists are warning that climate change not only poses a threat to future generations, but could also damage the past by destroying remains dating back to the ... Read more...

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Coastlines remain intact, despite climate change: study


September 1st, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Preliminary research from the windswept coast of southern France suggest that world's coastlines remain largely intact despite climate change. The urgent question is whether even small changes in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists save 3,500 yr old sauna from destruction


August 25th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, August 25 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has saved a 3,500-year-old structure in an island off the coast of Scotland, thought to have been used as a sauna, from destruction ... Read more...

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Rising seas may devour Britains famous coastal landmarks


August 25th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): Scientists have warned that some of Britains most famous coastal landmarks will be radically changed or even lost because it is no longer possible to hold back ... Read more...

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World should prepare for a global temperature rise of 4 degree Celsius


August 7th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): A scientist has suggested that the world should be prepared to face an alarming increase of 4 degree Celsius in global temperatures. A report in The Guardian said ... Read more...

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Brit couples PS20,000 beachside bungalow worth is now just PS1!


July 8th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A couple hoping to cash their seaside bungalow for at least 80,000 pounds were left shattered on learning that its true worth is just 1 pound.Jane ... Read more...

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British seaside bungalow valued at one pound!


July 8th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Any takers for a seaside bungalow in Norfolk costing just a British pound? One note of caution though: the sea is eating away at the earth under it. ... Read more...

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Censorship prevalent at US environment agency, reveals survey


May 6th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
London, May 6 (ANI): A survey by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a lobby group based in Washington DC, has revealed that many scientists at the US Environmental Protection Agency feel ... Read more...

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Climate change to hit top holiday spots: UN Report


April 7th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 7 (ANI): Some of the best and most desired destinations by travellers will feel the consequences of climate change within the next few decades, a United Nations report ... Read more...

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Fight climate change like ‘World War Three’: Environment Agency


November 14th, 2007 - 8:34 am ICT by admin
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Oz coast at greater threat from climate change induced sea waves than thought


November 14th, 2007 - 1:49 am ICT by admin
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