Costal cities will face danger in the next several decades. Melting land ice and expanding seawaters are causing sea levels to rise. Storm surges and high tides along with sea level rise and land subsiding will further increase flooding in many regions.
Barguna Patharghata. Bangladesh. (2007). A boy stands in front of a broken house destroyed by a cyclone. Cyclone Sidr reached a top speed of almost 240km per hour. The coastal area was most affected. The countrys southern costal areas and southwest was devastated. Thousands were killed. Almost 3 million people were affected. Bangladesh ranks first as the nation most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Scientists expect rising sea levels to submerge 17 percent of Bangladesh's land…
Defenders of Wildlife "As climate change continues to warm the planet, tigers are feeling the heat. As we see ocean levels rise, tigers are losing habitat due to costal erosion in areas like India's Sundarban islands. As rising sea levels claim more habitat and sea water moves up river, naturally fresh water is becoming more saline, or more highly concentrated with salt."
The Jersey Shore is a state icon, but parts of it are being threatened by climate change. Rutgers and the Jacques Cousteau Costal Education Center held a workshop to help local communities prepare to deal with the possible effects of climate change.