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`Perfect sequence of events` behind dinosaurs extinction revealed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 14:56

A new study has revealed that dinosaurs were killed by a series of changes in the climate and environment such as changing sea levels, varying temperatures and extensive volcanic activity that ultimately created a perfect storm.

Certainty on sea levels rise by 2030: Scientists

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 18:21

The burning question whether sea level rise is accelerating can only be answered with a degree of certainty by 2030, an international team of scientists has claimed.

Melting of small area of ice on East Antarctica shore could mean 10 foot sea-level rise

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 09:44

Researchers have said that the if a small area of ice on East Antarctica shore melts it could lead to 10 foot rise in sea-levels.

Global warming may threaten World Heritage sites

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:54

Some of the world`s most recognisable and important landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty and Sydney Opera House could be lost to rising sea-levels if current global warming trends are maintained over the next two millennia, a new study has warned.

2013 marked by record sea level, weather extremes: WMO

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 18:18

Sea levels this year posted a record high, making low-lying coastal populations ever more vulnerable to extreme weather like super-storm Haiyan, the UN said today.

Sea levels can rise more than 80 centimetres during 21st century

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 10:49

A leaked draft of a landmark climate change report prepared for the UN has revealed that sea levels of the world could increase more than 80 centimetres this century.

Sea levels to rise more than 7 feet in next millenium due to global warming

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 11:16

Global sea levels will rise about 2.3 meters, or more than seven feet, over the next several thousand years for every degree (Celsius) the planet warms, according to a new study.

Rising sea levels threat to Kolkata, Shanghai: Pachauri

Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 10:52

Rising sea levels due to climate change are threatening the survival of big cities located near coastal areas like Kolkata, Shanghai and Dhaka, said Dr RK Pachauri, chairperson of IPCC.

New projections show `how ice loss will add to `uneven` rising sea levels globally`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 14:04

Sophisticated computer modelling has shown how sea-level will rise over the coming century could affect some regions far more than others.

Rise in sea levels from melting ice sheets may be even greater

Last Updated: Monday, January 07, 2013, 17:55

Rise in sea levels in the future due to the melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets could be substantially larger than IPCC estimates, according to a new first-of-its-kind study.

Higher sea rises caused by past emission levels

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 12:37

Past greenhouse gas concentrations, similar to present levels of about 400 parts per million, were also linked to sea levels rising at least nine metres higher than current levels over the past 40 million years

Coastline erosion due to rising sea levels greater than thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 15:39

The effects of coastline erosion as a result of rising sea-level rise in the vicinity of inlets, such as river estuaries, have until now been dramatically underestimated, researchers have found using a new model.