Ice Melt Maps: New York vanished, Bye Bye Miami.. Nat Geographic.

New York vanished. Washington washed out. Bye Bye Miami

bye bye Miami

National Geographic has a good, but disturbing, interactive map showing what 216 feet of sea level rise will do to coastlines around the world.

The maps here show the world as it is now, with only one difference: All the ice on land has melted and drained into the sea, raising it 216 feet and creating new shorelines for our continents and inland seas.

England decimated, Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands to Disappear.

Continue reading “Ice Melt Maps: New York vanished, Bye Bye Miami.. Nat Geographic.”

Sea Rise Maps.. London to be Atlantis : Nat. Geographic

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England decimated, Denmark, Belgium and the Netherlands to Disappear.

© National Geographic

National Geographic has a good, but disturbing, interactive map showing what 216 feet of sea level rise will do to coastlines around the world.

The maps here show the world as it is now, with only one difference: All the ice on land has melted and drained into the sea, raising it 216 feet and creating new shorelines for our continents and inland seas.

Continue reading “Sea Rise Maps.. London to be Atlantis : Nat. Geographic”

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Guantanamo guards try to break Hunger Strike

Many detainees, who have been refusing food since February, moved into solitary cells to be force-fed and monitored.

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Guards clashed with prisoners as they sought to move hunger strikers out of communal cells [GALLO/GETTY]
Guards have swept through communal cellblocks at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and moved the inmates into one-man cells in an attempt to end a hunger strike that began in February.”Some detainees resisted with improvised weapons, and in response, four less-than-lethal rounds were fired. There were no serious injuries to guards or detainees,” Navy Captain Robert Durand said in a news release on Saturday.

He said the action was taken because detainees had covered windows and surveillance cameras to block the guards’ view into the cellblocks. Continue reading “Guantanamo guards try to break Hunger Strike”

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