#sea-level rise News

Singapore's sand stockpile
The first-ever global data platform to map out dredging activities finds that the growing pace of marine sand extraction, driven by Asia, is nearing the natural sand replenishment rate needed to maintain vital marine ecosystems.
As demand grows for extracts like agar, India wants to boost farming of seaweed - hailed as an untapped, climate-friendly resource.
A study shows that people affected by climate change are more prone to communicable diseases, as it highlighted some 2.5 million individuals who haven’t been reached by HIV/AIDS services are the most affected.
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Investors are wary about pouring in money for the installation of early warning devices and the building of defenses against sea level rise now, just as they were cautious about investing in emerging solar technology a decade ago.
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#sea-level rise Opinion

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Southeast Asia must prioritise climate resilience, encompassing adaptation and mitigation. The process must be strategically managed, informed by data and applied across a broad range of solutions.
Those suffering the worst from climate change need a say in how a new fund to help them is run – and direct access to its resources.
Greenland Ice Sheet
We are edging ever closer to a disastrous tipping point in the melting and breakup of the second largest ice body on Earth after Antarctica. The extent of the resultant sea-level rise depends on what we do now, this researcher says.
More than half the city will be under 1.2 metres of flood waters by the end of this century if action is not taken now.
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#sea-level rise Videos

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Do children ask the toughest questions? This World Oceans Day, we get renowned oceanographer Dr Sylvia Earle, founder of Mission Blue, to field questions from curious kids on the mysteries of the deep.
Dr Sylvia Earle
Exclusive In this exclusive interview to mark Earth Day, Eco-Business speaks to Dr Sylvia Earle, oceanographer and founder of Mission Blue, who draws the link between our climate crisis and the health of our oceans.
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#sea-level rise Podcasts

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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.
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What's it like co-writing a 3,500 page report on the dangers of climate change with hundreds of scientists worldwide, over Zoom calls during a pandemic? Eco-Business speaks to authors from the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore who were in the thick of the action.
The billion-dollar Gardens by the Bay project is built on 101 hectares of land in Marina Bay, the heart of Singapore's Central Business District.
Climate change is causing sea levels to rise at an alarming rate, and nowhere is more at risk than archipelagic Southeast Asia. Climate scientist Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the risks of rising waters and what can be done to address the problem.
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