Rising sea levels threaten Ghana’s coastal communities

SciDev.Net: Ghana will experience increased flooding brought on by rising sea levels caused by global warming, a modelling study has predicted. The study, published in Remote Sensing last month (7 September), says that about 650,000 people and almost 1,000 buildings in the three communities in the Dansoman area of Accra will be vulnerable to permanent flooding by 2100, as the shoreline recedes by more than 200 metres. The study says natural and industrial sites will be submerged, and buildings made of......

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