Monday, December 25, 2006

Sea Level Rise

While Florida won't go under in the next two weeks, as some claim fallaciously Al Gore is actually inferring, some islands are. Michael Crichton made Vanuatu a key point in State of Denial his up-is-down tome.
The people of low-lying islands in Vanuatu, also in the Pacific, have been evacuated as a precaution, but the land still juts above the sea. The disappearance of Lohachara, once home to 10,000 people, is unprecedented.


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