Category Archives: Sea Level Rise

Communities of Action for SDG 14 – “Life Under Water”

UN Launches SDG 14 Communities of Action STORY HIGHLIGHTS To follow-up on outcomes from its World Ocean Conference*, held in June 2017, the UN has launched nine thematic, multi-stakeholder “Communities of Ocean Action”. The communities are meant to generate new … [Read more]

Ocean Conference Addresses MPAs, Ocean Acidification

from the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s (IISD’s) daily coverage of the Ocean Conference 5-9 June 2017. STORY HIGHLIGHTS On the second day of the UN Ocean Conference, two partnership dialogues took place on: (1) managing, protecting, conserving, and restoring marine … [Read more]

Mangroves Can Cope with Sea Level Rise by Increasing Soil Height

[From a post by the Washington Office of IUCN, to the DC Marine Conservation e-mail group]                  30-Jul-2013  A new report by The Nature Conservancy and Wetlands International shows that mangroves can adapt … [Read more]

Sea Level Rise in South Pacific Atolls

Late last year, Dr. Arthur Webb of the Pacific Island Applied Geoscience Commission made a presentation on Atoll shoreline response to sea level rise over the last 50 years – Pingelap & Mokil Atolls, FSM (Federated States of Mictronesia). [Read more]

Sea Level Rise: Important Article in NewScientist, July 2009

These reports are both a good reference, and AN IMPORTANT REMINDER that we need to feature future SEA LEVEL RISE issues in all of our reports. [Read more]