Gallery: 7 Biggest Threats to the Environment – Why We Still Need Earth...

 

Rising Sea Levels

Global warming, caused by a slew of factors such as greenhouse gas emissions, excess heat and air quality also means a more serious problem- rising sea levels. Manhattan alone has already dreamt up ways to deal with the potential rise over the next few years, and other regions at sea level will have to do the same.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



3 Comments

  1. Hari Prasad S December 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    This posture will help a lot to those are interested in environmental study

  2. eliakimpereira June 20, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    really good text

  3. rewtmoose April 23, 2012 at 2:46 am

    The Arctic ice cap melting does not effect the sea level, since that ice is already floating in the water. Put a few ice cubes in a glass of water and let them melt, and you’ll see what I’m saying. Only continental ice melting affects the sea level (i.e. Antarctica, glaciers). The problem with the Arctic ice cap melting is disruption of the deep water sea currents which in turn would effect weather systems. For example, the Golf stream could stop, massively degrading the climate of Europe.

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home