Sea level rise Mauritius: Relocation as a prospective solution

High waves due to sea level threatening to crash on small blue house in foreground surrounded by green trees thus requiring relocation of inhabitants

Mauritius island, famous for its beautiful beaches and rich marine life, is facing the threat of climate change-induced sea-level rise like so many islands. Several communities that live along the coastal zone today must endure the impacts of sea-level rise such as recurrent flooding, 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