How Mauritius, a Small Island Developing State, is adapting to sea level rise

Riviere des galets mauritius, high waves looming on small blue house and green trees on coast, climate change induced sea level rise affecting mauritius

The last report of the IPCC on sea-level change presents dark visions on future sea levels: 95% of the world ocean will probably rise by the end of the 21st century and 70% of coastlines will experience a sea-level change within 20% of the Read More

Negative effects of sea-level rise

rock in the sea with waves crashing on cliffs, the negative impacts of sea level rise

‘Rising sea levels threaten to drown this island nation – a sign of what’s in store for us all,’ points out UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres referring to Tuvalu. Without a doubt, sea-level rise will have drastic effects on coastal nations and assets. Around 680 Read More

Positive effects of sea-level rise

red and white boat bottom in the sea, positive effects of sea level rise

Sea level rise has been the centre of attention of many scientists over the past few decades, with a rekindling interest since the IPCC released its Fourth Assessment Report in 2007. As it is, the sea level has risen and fallen quite a number Read More