Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise?
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Rising Waters: How Fast and  How Far Will Sea Levels Rise?
As the climate changes, the level of sea rises as well. Scientists compared the level of sea water every year and approximately 3.2mm per year. It may be caused by globalization that makes Ice melts and increases the sea level but it may also because of higher precipitation compare to the past.
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Zoologger: The butterfly that sleeps its way to safety - life - 12 January 2011 - New Scientist

Zoologger: The butterfly that sleeps its way to safety - life - 12 January 2011 - New Scientist | Rising Waters: How Fast and  How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? | Scoop.it
Faced with an onslaught of parasitic wasps, the large white butterfly goes into suspended animation
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One of the butterflies species called Pieris Brassicae which lives in Europe, north Africa and Asia, sleeps it's way tosafety.

 

A single female wasp can lay as many as 20 eggs into a single caterpillar that may be only 3 millimeters long. The eggs hatch inside the caterpillar, and the larvae live in the caterpillar's blood. 

 

If there weren't enough, if any major problems crop yp you can just go to sleep for a few months. 

This is how large white butterflies live, or at least those that have made their homes in southern Spain.But they are also remarkable because they 'sleep' not just to get through bad weather and food shortages, but to avoid swarming parasites.

 

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Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? by Nicola Jones: Yale Environment 360

Rising Waters: How Fast and How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? by Nicola Jones: Yale Environment 360 | Rising Waters: How Fast and  How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? | Scoop.it
Although the latest U.N. climate report significantly increases its projections for sea level rise this century, some scientists warn even those estimates are overly conservative.
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This article is the one that I scooped it from yale website. This is about how fast and how far the sea water level is rising as time passes by. Scientists assumes that increasement of water is mostly likely to be caused by global warming. 

 

I personally think that this is going to be a dangerous issue if this continues. If the water level increases year by year, then one day it may probably start flood all over the world one day. This will not only kill people but also start destroying all the buildings.

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Water Levels Rising On Great Lakes - WSJM

Water Levels Rising On Great Lakes - WSJM | Rising Waters: How Fast and  How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? | Scoop.it
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Water Levels Rising On Great Lakes
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The good deal of snow received throughout the Great Lakes area last winter along with a wet spring and summer are being credited with a huge increase in water levels for Lakes Michigan and Huron.
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This article is also about how water level is increasing day by day by the globalization. As the water level from the sea increases from the melt of ice, rivers and lakes also increases since they are the water from the sea.

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Butterfly-wing electronics converts light to heat - tech - 30 August 2013 - New Scientist

Butterfly-wing electronics converts light to heat - tech - 30 August 2013 - New Scientist | Rising Waters: How Fast and  How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? | Scoop.it
Carbon nanotube networks fused with butterfly wings could be used to power microscopic photovoltaic cells or even to replicate DNA sequences
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Butterfly wings as a template to build carbon nanotube networks that can convert light to heat and replicate DNA sequences. The surface of Morpho wings are essentially covered in nanoscale solar cells, honeycomb-like structures that trap light, much like a fibre-optic cable, and convert it to heat to keep the insect warm in cold environments. It also exhibits high electrical conductivity and can also be used to make it easier to replicate DNA. Morpho wings contain layers of scales that make their surface superhydrophobic and self-cleaning. Miyako exploited this feature to initiate a method of DNA replication where drops of enzyme solution are laser-heated on the nanotube hybrid's surface.


It's a really interesting article because the beautiful wings of butterflies not only exist for it's aesthetic but also to benefit the butterflies. Wings turn lights in to heat because since they can't live in a cold environments, this function will help them to keep their body warm. 

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Rising prices lift half of Las Vegas homes above water

Rising prices lift half of Las Vegas homes above water | Rising Waters: How Fast and  How Far Will Sea Levels Rise? | Scoop.it
Thanks to double-digit price gains over the past year, the number of Las Vegans with negative equity – owing more on their mortgage than their home is worth – fell below the 50 percent watermark in the quarter that ended in June, according to real...

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This article is about how much the price of every house is increasing as the water level of the sea increases. Almost half of the price increased which is 48%. This is approximately 50% and it is a huge increase. 

 

I personally recommend this article to students who are going to the states for universities after graduation.These houses are all located in Lasvegas near the west coast and they are really luxurious houses they deserve quite sufficient amount of moeny but does it really worth that much money for a house?

 

 

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