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See SWOT Mission’s Unprecedented View of Global Sea Levels

Data on sea surface heights around the world from the international Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission yields a mesmerizing view of the planet’s ocean.

Key chunk of Antarctica destined to melt even if humanity slashes carbon emissions, study says

No matter how much the world cuts back on carbon emissions, a key and sizable chunk of Antarctica is essentially doomed to an “unavoidable” melt, a new study found.

‘Alarming Trend’: Despite Growing Climate Threat, Venice Avoids UNESCO Endangered Listing

“If nations continue to ignore the existential threat climate change poses to places like Venice, they could be irrevocably damaged or lost forever,” said one climate expert.

Small Island Nations Take High-Emitting Countries to Court in Landmark Climate Justice Case

Countries threatened by rising sea levels are asking a tribunal to decide on responsibility for pollution of the marine environment

A billion-dollar coastal project begins in Louisiana. Will it work as sea levels rise?

Nearly $3 billion in settlement money from the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster that devastated the Gulf Coast and killed hundreds of thousands of marine animals is now funding a massive ecosystem restoration in southeastern Louisiana’s Plaquemines Parish.

‘Coastal squeeze’: the fight to save shoreline habitats from rising tides

Seawalls are causing intertidal habitats to vanish as ocean levels increase. But eco-entrepreneurs say artificial rockpools and crevices can save wildlife.