All articles for the topic: Current sea level rise

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CARIAA

The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations and their livelihoods in three climate change hot spots.

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A local vision of climate adaptation: Participatory urban planning in Mozambique

Summary

With an estimated population of 1.1 million, Maputo is the most densely populated city in Mozambique. The city is sharply divided into two areas: ’the cement city’, or the old...

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Nigg Bay Nature Reserve

In response to sea-level rise, managed coastal realignment was undertaken in Nigg Bay, Scotland, allowing the saltmarsh to re-establish naturally.

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Costs of sea-level rise in Egypt

A boy riding a horse in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza Image: Marko Djurica

Executive Summary

This report presents the integrated case study for Egypt carried...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Mahe Island, Seychelles: Image: © zszywka.pl

Impacts of sea-level rise in Seychelles

The Seychelles consist of over 100 islands of granitic and coralline origin with...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coast of Senegal, south of Saint-Louis. Image: ©panoramio.com

Impacts of sea-level rise in Senegal

Senegal has a coast of 2,065km comprising sandy, deltaic (the...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Atlantic coast in Morocco. Image: © kerdowney.com/

Impact of sea level rise in Morocco

Morocco’s 3,500km coast crosses temperate, semi-arid and desert climatic zones...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coastline in Mauritius. Image: © mauritius-islander.com/

Impacts of sea-level rise in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is a group of 20 small islands with a total...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Kenya: impacts of sea-level rise are likely to be felt beyond the coastal and national boundaries.

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Summary

Africa has a large and growing coastal population, including a number of important coastal cities. With sea-level rise, flooding and inundation of coastal areas would be expected...

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Economics of Climate Change in the Pacific

Introduction

Climate change has been identified as one of the critical challenges of this century for the Pacific region. The region’s vulnerability arises from its unique geography and...

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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

Abstract

Climate change brings new challenges for traditional environmental risk management, particularly for major infrastructure projects, where the decisions made today can have long-...

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Tanzania using climate information case study

Coastal erosion in a village on the Bagamoyo Coast, Tanzania. Photo: Anna Taylor

Introduction

This case study provides a practical example of how to use climate...

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Adaptation to climate change in Bangladesh

The city of Khulna in South-western Bangladesh suffers from frequent inundation due to high intensity rainfall events, ©Ludwig.

Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable...

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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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Sea Change: Island Communities and Climate Change

Abstract

Island communities stand to be among the first and most adversely affected by the impacts of global climate change. Rising sea levels, changing precipitation and storm...

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IPCC FAQ 5.1

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
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IPCC FAQ 4.1

This material is extracted from the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section of the Fourth Assessment Report of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group 1 (see full reference...
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Sea-level rise in the Republic of Maldives

Impact problem

Small, low-lying islands have been seen as highly vulnerable to sea-level rise, particularly as many islands and remote and/or low-lying. The impacts of climate change on...

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Water management in Rotterdam

Rotterdam Climate Proof capitalizes on water management opportunities. Picture courtesy of the Rotterdam Climate Initiative

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the...

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Rotterdam and water: A love story

A future water plaza in Rotterdam, in rainy times. Image source: BBC News.

Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands and a globally relevant port, is...

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NCAP Vietnam: Impacts on Thua Thien Hue Province

Apart from assessing the impacts of climate change on water resources, the project has also looked into the impacts of climate change on other sectors in Thua Thien Hue Province and Phu Vang...

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NCAP Vietnam Water Resources

For the assessment of the potential climate change impacts on water resources, different modeling methods were used, including MIKE11 and MIKEBASIN. The input data that was used included...

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