02 May '11, 1pm

Waters still rising around evacuated Cairo, Illinois: Missouri's attorney general asked the Supreme Court on Sun...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 May '11, 9pm

Water continued rising along the Mississippi River on May 8, 2011. On that day, the Advanced Hydrological Prediction Servi...

Rising Sea Levels Threaten To Swallow Up Island Nations

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care2.com 04 May '11, 5am

Having witness this same type of erosion over 40 years ago on the west Coast of Africa, I think it would be important to d...