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Seismic Strain: land around San Andreas fault is rising and sinking.

The Netherlands Voted A Garage Its Best Building Of The Year—Here’s Why.

The best building in The Netherlands is in the country’s flood defense system....

The best building in The Netherlands is in the country’s flood defense system….

The Netherlands is one of the most endangered country in the world when it comes to sea level rise. A 2014 analysis by Climate Central showed that it tops any other country on Earth in terms of the percentage of the population that will be exposed to climate change; a whopping 47% of the country’s population currently lives on dry land that will be below sea level by the end of this century. Within this already at-risk country, coastal towns like Katwijk aan Zee are the most endangered. These are places where climate change is already visible—cities and villages that are already racing to build the infrastructure necessary to stall the endlessly rising ocean tides…

 

Seismic Strain: land around San Andreas fault is rising and sinking: new earthquake research shows

For the first time, scientists have produced a computer image showing huge sections of California rising and sinking around the San Andreas fault.  The vertical movement is the result of seismic strain that will be ultimately released in a large earthquake.  The San Andreas fault is California’s longest fault, and one of the state’s most dangerous.  Scientists have long expected that parts of California…

 

 

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