Impact on Sea Level Due to Pollution

Impact on Sea Level Due to Pollution

The researchers have revealed yet another alarming statistic and this time about the rising sea level that has been caused due changing climate. The west Antarctic Ice sheet has already taken a hit due to this which is inadvertently raising the level of sea at an alarming rate. If this trend continues, then in two centuries we will have sea level which is 10 feet higher.

Even though the predicted sea level rise will take centuries to unfold, the process has begun and we can already see the devastating effects of it in the form of hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes etc. It can only be left to the imagination what will ensue in 200 hundred years that it takes for the ice sheets to melt and submerge some of the most populous coastal areas of the United States.

Even though in all these years, we will make a significant change to our living patterns. However the decay of the Antarctica ice sheet will take a huge toll on the lives of the people that are in the way of the relentless ocean. Many years will be wasted to rebuild our lives around these threats without actually dealing with the problem at hand which is the continued abuse of the environment.

It is now important more than ever that people take stock of the situation and start acting responsibly towards the nature. If we start today only then in hundreds of years we can see the balance being restored on this planet that has been the result of years of abuse.

Going green is not just the fad but has some very real agendas which can save us all from the natural catastrophes that no amount of technology can protect us from.

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