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Google 11/19/2018 3:29:24 PM

What's it like at Fitzroy Island Resort? - Pebble Magazine (blog)


Pebble Magazine (blog)

What's it like at Fitzroy Island Resort?
Pebble Magazine (blog)
The inland summit walking trails were laid when Fitzroy Island was used as a military base during World War II. Naturally, the resulting lookouts provide the island's premier views over the coral sea, surrounding islands and towards the velvety green ...

Google 11/19/2018 3:09:54 PM

Rising seas give island nation a stark choice: relocate or elevate - National Geographic


National Geographic

Rising seas give island nation a stark choice: relocate or elevate
National Geographic
In the report, small-island developing states are identified as being at disproportionately higher risk of adverse consequences of global warming. Among them, four atoll nations: Kiribati, Tuvalu, the Maldives, and the Marshall Islands, are at greatest ...

Google 11/19/2018 11:05:11 AM

map office remove nets from coral reef to create 6 m high 'ghost island' in thailand - Designboom


Designboom

map office remove nets from coral reef to create 6 m high 'ghost island' in thailand
Designboom
hong-kong based practice, map office has created a six meter high installation as part of the 2018 thailand biennale. 'ghost island' is made from reclaimed fishing nets that have been left behind in the sea around krabi and the andaman ocean and ...

Google 11/19/2018 10:45:28 AM

Threat of climate change demands urgent attention - Turks and Caicos Weekly News


Threat of climate change demands urgent attention
Turks and Caicos Weekly News
Turning his attention to the risks climate change poses on the TCI and other countries the director said: "Of these risks, sea-level rise is perhaps more broadly associated with the impact of climate change on small island developing states (SIDS) like ...

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Google 11/19/2018 6:01:17 AM

High sea levels thousands of years ago aided island formation - Mongabay.com


High sea levels thousands of years ago aided island formation
Mongabay.com
Coral reef islands are typically believed to be highly vulnerable to rising sea levels,” Holly East, a geographer and lecturer at Northumbria University in the U.K., said in a statement. “However, we have found evidence that the Maldivian rim reef ...

Google 11/15/2018 7:30:29 PM

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands - Science Daily


Science Daily

Rising sea levels may build, rather than destroy, coral reef islands
Science Daily
Low-lying coral reef islands are typically less than three meters above sea level, making them highly vulnerable to rising sea levels associated with climate change. However, research has found new evidence that the Maldives -- the world's lowest ...
Rising seas might mean more coral reef islands — if we don't murder all the coralsZME Science

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Google 11/13/2018 7:41:42 PM

Maldives: climate change could actually help coral islands rise again – but they're still at risk - The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK

Maldives: climate change could actually help coral islands rise again – but they're still at risk
The Conversation UK
At the southern tip of the Maldives, on the tiny island of Villingili, a patch of ground rises to tower a whole 2.4m above the sea. It's the world's lowest high point. With most islands just a metre or so above the sea level, it is often suggested that ...

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Google 11/12/2018 3:06:16 PM

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