It’s no secret—climate change is already upon us, and we have no choice but to adapt to it if we want to survive. While some regions of the world combat increasingly dangerous wildfires or droughts, other places, like the Netherlands, must learn to live with worsening floods … [Read more...] about Floating communities can help us rise to the challenge of climate change
Rising sea levels
American artist and activist Maya Lin’s newest work, erected in New York City’s Madison Square Park, is a compelling and provocative piece called Ghost Forest. The public installation, comprised of 49 Atlantic cedar trees that have perished due to rising sea levels and saltwater … [Read more...] about Art installation displays the consequences of climate change in NYC
Rising sea levels are another symptom of human-induced climate change that we must contend with. New York City-based architecture firm Rekstur, recognizing that rising sea levels put homes on the coast at risk, has designed a floating container home that can adapt to the rising … [Read more...] about Rekstur’s innovative home design can adapt to rising and falling sea levels
Farmers in Bangladesh are ahead of the game when it comes to developing creative solutions for planting in places where there is more water than land because Bangladesh’s wild monsoon season gives farmers no choice but to adapt to excess rains. According to experts, 20 percent … [Read more...] about How will farmers face rising sea levels? Floating gardens may be the answer.
A once-extinct species of bird has re-evolved back into existence and returned to the island it once colonized thousands of years ago. The Aldabra white-throated rail was reportedly wiped out around 136,000 years ago when the island it called home submerged under the ocean due … [Read more...] about A previously extinct bird species has re-evolved itself back from the dead