OSLO: The president of the low-lying Pacific island nation of Kiribati called on Thursday for a global moratorium on new coal mines to slow global warming and a creeping rise in world sea levels.

The president of the low-lying Pacific island nation of Kiribati called on Thursday for a global moratorium on new coal mines to slow global warming and a creeping rise in world sea levels.

The impacts of climate change on human health have been documented globally and in the United States. Numerous studies project greater morbidity and mortality as a result of extreme weather events and other climate-sensitive hazards. Public health impacts on the U.S. Gulf Coast may be severe as the region is expected to experience increases in extreme temperatures, sea level rise, and possibly fewer but more intense hurricanes.

Mangrove forests could play a crucial role in protecting coastal areas from sea level rise caused by climate change, according to new research involving the University of Southampton.

Change in characteristics of Arabian Sea, say experts

In a new study published today, scientists from the U.S.

Asks Goa Marriott Resort builders to clear access to the beach; NGPDA asked to check for illegal construction on the river side of hotel and “restore the area”; Goa Foundation wins 22 year battle w

Monrovia — Thousands of residents of the slum community of West Point, a nearby suburb of Monrovia have been made homeless by sea erosion.

COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sri Lanka's new mangrove protection scheme, the world's first country-wide initiative, is relying on women like Michel Priyadarshani, head of a fisherwomen's

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.

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