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Instead of being swamped,
3 Jun 10 - According to global warming alarmists, rising sea levels "should" be inundating the tiny island nation of Tuvalu.
It turns out, however, that a number of Pacific islands are actually growing, says a study published in this week’s New Scientist magazine.
Seven of Tuvalu's islands have grown by an average of 3 per cent since 1950, the study found. In nearby Kiribati, three of the larger populated islands have grown by between 10 and 30 per cent.
The study by the University of Auckland and the South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission in Fiji, which looked at 27 different islands, found that "over the last 60 years only four of the islands had shrunk, with the others either remaining stable or growing."
"They're not all growing, they're changing," said Professor Paul Kench of Auckland University's environment school. "They've always changed ... but the consistency (with which) some of them have grown is a little surprising."
During the same period sea levels have risen by 120 millimetres, or 2 millimetres a year.
Two millimeters per year. That's
4.7 inches in 60 years ... not exactly
Some experts, such as Swedish
geologist and physicist Nils-Axel
Two weeks ago I was lucky enough
to attend a lecture by Dr. Mörner
Sea level always changes, said Mörner. Sea level has risen by 120
"There is absolutely no signal that the sea level is rising (in
See entire article, entitled "Climate change 'increases island
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