natural disasters

Louisiana Faces Faster Levels of Sea-Level Rise Than Any Other Land on Earth

Louisiana Faces Faster Levels of Sea-Level Rise Than Any Other Land on Earth

Louisiana—which faces faster levels of sea-level rise than any other land on Earth—could lose as many as 2,800 square miles of its coast over the next 40 years and about 27,000 buildings will need to be flood-proofed, elevated or bought out, the New Orleans Advocate reported. https://twitter.com/EcoWatch/status/456559366557016065 These dire predictions were pulled from a new […]

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    Louisiana Faces Faster Levels of Sea-Level Rise Than Any Other Land on Earth

    Louisiana Faces Faster Levels of Sea-Level Rise Than Any Other Land on Earth

    Louisiana—which faces faster levels of sea-level rise than any other land on Earth—could lose as many as 2,800 square miles of its coast over the next 40 years and about 27,000 buildings will need to be flood-proofed, elevated or bought out, the New Orleans Advocate reported. https://twitter.com/EcoWatch/status/456559366557016065 These dire predictions were pulled from a new […]

    Mysterious New Fault Line Discovered Next to San Andreas

    Mysterious New Fault Line Discovered Next to San Andreas

    As if worrying about whether or not the massive San Andreas Fault would erupt after a swarm of 200 earthquakes hit the nearby Salton Sea wasn’t enough for Californians, a new fault line was discovered this week in the same area. Researchers are calling it the Salton Trough Fault (STF). The fault, which lies along […]