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Tracking the Effects of Sea Level Rise in Georgia's Coastal Communities By Georgia Conservancy
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The Georgia Conservancy, in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture conducted an city and regional planning studio to look at the effects of sea level rise on... More > Georgia’s coast. The studio focused specifically on potential impacts to Chatham, Liberty and McIntosh Counties. The studio included site visits, presentations, data and hydrological analysis and calculations to help develop a set of draft findings for consideration. These findings are supported by technical advisors and form the basis of this report. Sea level rise is one of the biggest challenges facing coastal communities. Though sea level rise is a slow process, communities must plan well in advance in order to develop adequate adaptation strategies that will help mitigate future social, economic and environmental losses.< Less
Retreat. Adapt. Defend. Designing Community Response to Sea Level Rise in Five Coastal Georgia Communities By The Georgia Conservancy
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This Design + Research Blueprints project of the Georgia Conservancy's Blueprints program concentrates on sea level rise impacts and adaptation opportunities for five communities along the Georgia... More > Coast: City of Savannah, Tybee Island, City of Darien, City of Brunswick, and the City of St. Marys. These locations were selected because of their various geographic positions along the coast as well as the differing challenges and opportunities each presents. Georgia’s coastal population, economic activity and culture will continue to be drawn to, and benefit from, a relationship with the water -- but what shape will the built environment of communities take on in the future? Communities across the country are considering the implications of sea level rise and options for defending the shoreline, retreating from the shoreline or adapting to the changes. We believe there is a way for Georgia’s communities, natural and manmade, to continue to thrive through adaptation.< Less
Staying Above Water : Global Migration In the Face of the Climate Crisis By Rising Tide North America
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After decades of inaction, the climate crisis is here and it’s causing extreme increases in weather events, sea level rise, floods, droughts, wildfires, and the increasing desertification of... More > farmlands. As the effects of catastrophic climate change continue to emerge, it’s clear that many places will become uninhabitable and others will simply not be able to support their current population levels. This means that tens of millions of people will likely migrate to seek shelter and sustenance in other parts of the world. "Staying Above Water: Global Migration in the Climate Crisis,” looks at how climate change is driving migration around the world.< Less
Staying Above Water. Global migration in the face of the climate crisis By Rising Tide North America
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After decades of inaction, the climate crisis is here and it’s causing extreme increases in weather events, sea level rise, floods, droughts, wildfires, and the increasing desertification of... More > farmlands. As the effects of catastrophic climate change continue to emerge, it’s clear that many places will become uninhabitable and others will simply not be able to support their current population levels. This means that tens of millions of people will likely migrate to seek shelter and sustenance in other parts of the world. "Staying Above Water: Global Migration in the Climate Crisis,” looks at how climate change is driving migration around the world.< Less
A Message from the Sea By Charles Dickens
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Charles Dickens attained an astounding level of popular acclaim during his lifetime; Victorian audiences clamored for his traditional Christmastime stories every year. The tale "A Message From... More > the Sea" is an example of one of Dickens' Christmas publications; although the nautical setting of the story is not what one would traditionally expect from a holiday publication, the themes of charity, good will, and rising above seemingly insurmountable odds are sure to spark a warm glow in readers' hearts any time of the year.< Less
Issue 4: The Sea By Peculiar Mormyrid
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MYSTERIOUS DERELICT FOUND AT SEA - For this issue Peculiar Mormyrid leaves the shore far behind to explore, as Lovecraft once hinted, “those unhallowed blasphemies from elder stars that dream... More > beneath the sea.” Far from taking the sea as a mere backdrop, Peculiar Mormyrid #4 seeks to confirm a long suspected poetic hypothesis: that the sea is the marvel-generating habitat par excellence. This issue presents the results of a submarine inquiry in which surrealists from around the world attempt to reclaim the sea from capitalist exploitation and, in-tandem with global warming and rising water levels, re-colonize the land with aquatic forms of being. Here contributors explore through many different media the sea’s particular genius for the poetic, the eldritch, the utopian, and the egalitarian organization of aquatic life forms.< Less
Mr. Vinegar and the Frozen Sea By Chris Wardle
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'Mr. Vinegar and the frozen sea' is the third in a series of children's books which follows the humorous adventures of Mr. Tinfish the penguin and his friends as they try to cope with the impact of... More > climatic change in their community.Mr. Choli is the head detective of the colony. He has gained his lofty reputation through his past adventures brought about by the climatic changes which impacted on the colony. His expeditions have included finding a new home for his companions to escape the rising sea levels, rescuing animals from Volcano Island, and a long river trip to find new plants for the animals to eat as the changing climate started to affect what would grow. However, winter has returned, colder than ever, bringing with it a new set of problems. Luckily Mr. Vinegar is at hand to help out. The first chapters of all of the books in the Tinfish series can be found on the following website: www.mrtinfish.moonfruit.com< Less
Water Resource Policies And Authorities Incorporating Sea-level Change Considerations In Civil Works Programs By Department of the Army & U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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This circular provides United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) guidance for incorporating the direct and indirect physical effects of projected future sea-level change in managing, planning,... More > engineering, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining USACE projects and systems of projects. Recent climate research by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts continued or accelerated global warming for the 21st Century and possibly beyond, which will cause a continued or accelerated rise in global mean sea-level. Impacts to coastal and estuarine zones caused by sea-level change must be considered in all phases of Civil Works programs.< Less
Issue 4: The Sea (Black & White Version) By Peculiar Mormyrid
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MYSTERIOUS DERELICT FOUND AT SEA - For this issue Peculiar Mormyrid leaves the shore far behind to explore, as Lovecraft once hinted, “those unhallowed blasphemies from elder stars that dream... More > beneath the sea.” Far from taking the sea as a mere backdrop, Peculiar Mormyrid #4 seeks to confirm a long suspected poetic hypothesis: that the sea is the marvel-generating habitat par excellence. This issue presents the results of a submarine inquiry in which surrealists from around the world attempt to reclaim the sea from capitalist exploitation and, in-tandem with global warming and rising water levels, re-colonize the land with aquatic forms of being. Here contributors explore through many different media the sea’s particular genius for the poetic, the eldritch, the utopian, and the egalitarian organization of aquatic life forms.< Less
Mr. Vinegar and the Frozen Sea: Third Book of the Mr. Tinfish Series By Chris Wardle
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Mr. Vinegar and the frozen sea' is the third in a series of children's books which follows the humorous adventures of Mr. Tinfish the penguin and his friends as they try to cope with the impact of... More > climatic change in their community.Mr. Choli is the head detective of the colony. He has gained his lofty reputation through his past adventures brought about by the climatic changes which impacted on the colony. His expeditions have included finding a new home for his companions to escape the rising sea levels, rescuing animals from Volcano Island, and a long river trip to find new plants for the animals to eat as the changing climate started to affect what would grow. However, winter has returned, colder than ever, bringing with it a new set of problems. Luckily Mr. Vinegar is at hand to help out.< Less

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