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Global warming is forcing animals to relocate to colder regions in the Earth’s poles, says study
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Global warming is forcing animals to relocate to colder regions in the Earth’s poles, says study

The data recorded by the researchers reveal more than 12,000 different species of animals, plants, fungi and bacteria have shifted their habitat.

Carbon trap: Where should India be focusing it's collective climate action efforts?
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Carbon trap: Where should India be focusing it's collective climate action efforts?

India should tackle disasters taking place in the country and its neighbourhood as its neighbour's vulnerabilities can be national security issues.

Tigers and people in the slowly-sinking Sundarbans are on the frontlines of climate change
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Tigers and people in the slowly-sinking Sundarbans are on the frontlines of climate change

Sea level has risen 3 cm a year in the Sundarbans in the past 2 decades — among the fastest coastal erosion rates globally.

Ocean acidification in Bay of Bengal is now being monitored by global satellite network
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Ocean acidification in Bay of Bengal is now being monitored by global satellite network

The Bay of Bengal coastline is considered vulnerable to threats from acidification, with immense socio-economics consequences.

More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels
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More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels

Major storms that used to happen once a century will happen on average once a year in many places.

El Nino events are growing more intense under continued climate change: study
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El Nino events are growing more intense under continued climate change: study

A powerful El Nino can trigger drought in places like Australia and India, and cause flooding in other areas like California.

Sea-level rise is inevitable — but acting on it now can prevent catastrophe for coastlines
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Sea-level rise is inevitable — but acting on it now can prevent catastrophe for coastlines

In Tokyo alone, groundwater pumping caused the land to sink around 4 meters over the course of the 20th century.

Crumbling ice sheets in West Antarctica could redraw the entire world's coastline
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Crumbling ice sheets in West Antarctica could redraw the entire world's coastline

Unlike the melting ice in Greenland, Antarctic ice loss is due to icebergs discharge into the ocean, which is hardly easy to model.

World Oceans Day 2019: UN makes a push for gender equality in ocean protection, conservation efforts
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World Oceans Day 2019: UN makes a push for gender equality in ocean protection, conservation efforts

Some of the biggest modern threats to the oceans include pollution, overfishing, invasive species.

Global sea levels could rise by 2 metres displacing around 180 mn people by 2100 says latest UN study
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Global sea levels could rise by 2 metres displacing around 180 mn people by 2100 says latest UN study

"A sea-level rise of this magnitude would clearly have profound consequences for humanity," the report says.

Last Royal Bengal tigers native to the Sunderbans may not survive climate change
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Last Royal Bengal tigers native to the Sunderbans may not survive climate change

Climate change will affect tiger habitats more dramatically than sea level rise in the Sunderbans.

Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans on a rapid decline, may go extinct by 2070: Study
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Bengal tigers in the Sundarbans on a rapid decline, may go extinct by 2070: Study

Sea level rise & climate change are twin threats to Bengal tigers and their last remaining stronghold.

Greenland's snow-laden hills are slowly giving way to sand-covered beaches
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Greenland's snow-laden hills are slowly giving way to sand-covered beaches

There's a visible rise in sedimentation near the island’s southwest & northeastern coastline.

India's water future threatened by the combined effect of climate change and rising demand
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India's water future threatened by the combined effect of climate change and rising demand

Given India’s rising population, wealth and accordingly, water use per capita, by 2030, India’s overall water use could easily double.

Sea-level rising faster than average due to melting Antartic glaciers
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Sea-level rising faster than average due to melting Antartic glaciers

Fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2 cm more than the global average of 6 cm.