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November 19, 2018
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Inside Climate News: Rising seas threaten Norfolk Naval Shipyard, raising fears of ‘catastrophic damage’

“Every year you wait to make decisions and take actions, the risk goes up,” said retired Rear Adm. Jonathan White. By Nicholas Kusnetz, InsideClimate News PORTSMOUTH, Va. — At the foot of the Chesapeake Bay in southeast Virginia lies a Naval shipyard older than the nation itself. One of the country’s first warships was built...
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NatGeo: Rising seas give island nation a stark choice: relocate or elevate

Climate change means the low-lying Marshall Islands must consider drastic measures, including building new artificial islands – By Jon Letman – The navigational prowess of Marshall Islanders is legendary. For thousands of years, Marshallese have embraced their watery environment, building a culture on more than 1,200 islands scattered across 750,000 square miles of ocean. Read...
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