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Sea level rise will double coastal flood risk worldwide

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theguardian Waves crash against the wall at the end of Nauru International Airport's runway.  Rising sea levels pose a serious risk coastal erosion for small Pacific island countries,  Photo: Matt Robertson / DFAT Small but unstoppable increases will double frequency of extreme water levels with dire consequences, say scientists. Story here.

Trees in eastern US head west as climate changes

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nature Trees like the magnolia will likely be affected. Photo credit - Wikipedia. Breaking from the general poleward movement of many species, flowering trees take an unexpected turn . Story here. Related:   Canada’s forests in a changing climate