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Sea-Level Rise Will Overtake One Alaskan Town By 2017
2013-05-15 11:53:55

If someone said “climate refuge” to you, what would come to mind? More than likely, the image of someone from a small tropical island in the Pacific, or of a low-lying delta like in Bangladesh – places where residents have been forced out of their homes by sea-level rise.

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2009-04-21 06:35:00

Indigenous peoples from throughout the world gathered in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday for discussions on the impact of global climate change on their native communities.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.