04 May '11, 5am

Rising Sea Levels Threaten To Swallow Up Island Nations

Rising Sea Levels Threaten To Swallow Up Island Nations

Having witness this same type of erosion over 40 years ago on the west Coast of Africa, I think it would be important to determine how the pattern of erosion in Kiribati has changed over time. While I remain convinced that global warming is a real threat, I would hate to think that we might be attributing damage from other potentially controllable phenomena to global warming, and thus missing an opportunity to address the issue using established erosion control mechanisms. Can anyone add some clarity or provide additional insight on historical erosion patterns?

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/global-warming/blog/rising-se...

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