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Meet your new neighbour: Global Warming

For decades scientists have announced alarming predictions about the future state of the planet. In the seventies, it was speculated that by the turn of the century we would be plunged into an ice age that would ravage the earth and cause World War III. 1,057 more words

Environment

Is The Coromandel's Housing Market Underpricing Sea Level Rise?

The headline in the Mercury Bay Informer proclaims Whitianga “Still a Seller’s’ Market” and rampant residential development continues on our coasts. But is the housing market underpricing or ignoring the risk of sea-level rise? 400 more words

Natural Hazards

Improving Biodiversity Monitoring using Satellite Remote Sensing

Increased access to satellite imagery and new developments in remote sensing data analyses can support biodiversity conservation targets by stepping up monitoring processes at various spatial and temporal scales. 753 more words

Methods Papers

Combatting climate change

Linda LeZotte, Board Director, District 4 representative

The drought we all recently experienced in California was not only the longest dry spell in history, it was also a forewarning of the extremes that await with a changing climate. 689 more words

What's Happening

Another Year, Another Warning The Earth Is Screwed

The planet bombed its “annual physical” with another year of record heat and rising seas.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/noaa-state-of-the-climate-report-2017_us_5b61eea7e4b0fd5c73d5a25f?

-Huffington Post; 8/1/2018

The second death of long-submerged shipwrecks

This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

On a choppy voyage to Antarctica in 1928, the crew of the ship that would eventually be rechristened as the  1,612 more words

Climate & Energy