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32 recommended articles and videos in the "Sea Level Rise" category.
1.  Featured: A Video Classic by Tuvalu's Minister of Justice  

So simple, with such a strong emotional impact. Everyone should see this 1.5 minute video

2.  Featured: Crisis Ignored: Coastal Landfills Meet Rising Seas  

There are around 100,000 landfills in the US, around half in low-lying coastal areas—no one knows the real number because no agency has done a comprehensive survey of these toxic sites. As sea levels rise, many of these coastal landfills threaten to poison surrounding communities. Jul 26, 2021

3.  Featured: Sea level rise and coastal flood risk maps -- a global screening tool by Climate Central  


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Interactive global map showing areas threatened by sea level rise and coastal flooding.

5.  Another Disappearing Island  

This paradise, the Carteret Islands, a tiny South-Pacific atoll near Papua New Guinea was the first to be swallowed by the sea. The islanders were evacuated to Bougainville, a bigger island ravaged by civil war and high crime rates. By @sl007@digitalcourage.social.

6.  Unpriced climate risk and the potential consequences of overvaluation in US housing markets - Nature Climate Change  


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Natural hazards exacerbated by climate change pose serious risks to property markets in the United States. Ignoring these risks could create instability in housing values. This research shows the magnitude of unpriced flood risk and who stands to lose from housing prices that reflect climate risks.

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