Climate Change: The tourist destinations that could disappear

Climate Change: The tourist destinations that could disappear if sea levels rise by 1 metre

Earlier this year, a report from researchers at The University of Copenhagen suggests that Sea levels will rise an extra 25% on top of the IPCC’s original prediction of 0.43m to 0.84m, by 2100.

Sea level rise will affect the entire global population in one way or another. Whether it’s the livelihoods of communities in low-lying floodplains, the food procurement process, or global transport networks, sea-level rise will continue to threaten millions of people worldwide.

Specifically, the world of tourism is at risk of rising sea levels. Scientists, experts, and government officials have outlined the extreme risk of flooding in some of these places and that even some of these destinations could simply disappear. The increased threat of sea-level rise also will severely impact the communities that facilitate tourism in these holidaying hotspots.

To put this into perspective, the team at Money.co.uk has created several posters reimagining how some of the world’s most popular holiday destinations could look by 2100, if sea levels continue to rise dramatically.

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The Impact of your Groceries on the Environment [Visual]

How Your Shopping Choices Affect The Environment

Are you aware of the impact your shopping choices may have on the environment? Many people don’t realize the tremendous impact that agriculture and the production of food have on the environment, or that they can help lessen that impact with their purchasing decisions. Here’s a closer look at this issue.

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Valuing Water 💧: 5 Different Perspectives

The theme of World Water Day 2021 is valuing water.

Economic development and a growing global population means agriculture and industry are getting thirstier and water-intensive energy generation is rising to meet demand. Climate change is making water more erratic and contributing to pollution.

As societies balance the demands on water resources, many people’s interests are not being taken into account.

How we value water determines how water is managed and shared. The value of water is about much more than its price – water has enormous and complex value for our households, culture, health, education, economics and the integrity of our natural environment.

If we overlook any of these values, we risk mismanaging this finite, irreplaceable resource.

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10 Tips to Avoid being tricked by Greenwashing

As you visit stores or shop online, you’ve probably noticed that more companies are choosing to go green. Newer generations want to be more involved in sustainability and eco-friendly products than older people, which is why you see more green products.

While it’s great that consumers like you are more aware of what you purchase, not all businesses are truthful about their products, which results in greenwashing.

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How to Recycle in the Age of COVID-19 [Visual]

You can do your part in minimizing the environmental impact of the pandemic on our world. From ordering packages to your apartment in minimal packaging to encouraging communal recycling efforts with other renters; small changes can be made that make a big difference. Check out this guide by ApartmentGuide to recycling in the age of COVID-19 below.

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