SDG 13: Climate Action

6 ways the world is adapting to rising sea levels

As many as 410 million people could be vulnerable to rising sea levels by the end of the century. Image: Unsplash/Bastian Pudill

Kate Whiting

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Sea levels have risen 10cm since 1993. Image: NASA, Statista

Volunteers, Patrick Chevalier, 69, a retired economist, and Gilbert Bassene, 37, a primary school teacher, fix a wooden spike to construct a Maltais-Savard Ears System used to hold back sediments and counter the erosion of the shoreline during low tide in Diogue island, Senegal July 14, 2022. Image: REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Rising sea levels are just one of the climate change risks facing New Zealand. Image: New Zealand Government

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