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King Tides

The Unfolding Crisis in Kiribati and the Urgency of Response

Aaron Packard | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green
Aaron Packard

At the end of February the scenes in the South Pacific atoll island nation of Kiribati were dramatic and frightening. Waves crashed across the lagoon side of South Tarawa, the capital of Kiribati, swamping everything in their path.

Miami Beach Prepares For Annual 'King Tide'

Reuters | Zachary Fagenson and David Adams | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 3 (Reuters) - Construction crews are wading into chest high pools of muck in a race against time to install pumps Miami Beac...

The King Tides: What Happens When the Sea Level Rises (PHOTOS)

Brook Meakins | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green
Brook Meakins

Did California just get a glimpse of what future sea level may look like? California experienced King Tides, especially high tides, during early Febru...

A King Tide Near You: A Preview of Sea Level Rise

Brook Meakins | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green
Brook Meakins

On low lying islands in the Pacific, the King tide exaggerates these issues and gives islanders a dreaded sneak peek of what's around the corner. But the King tides don't only happen in the small island countries.

What Causes California 'King Tides'?

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and LISA LEFF | Posted 02.12.2013 | Los Angeles

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Seawater spread into several low-lying communities along the California coast Thursday morning as unusually high "kin...

WATCH: 'King Tides' Coming Soon

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.13.2012 | San Francisco

We survived 12/12/12. But we might not be out of the woods just yet. For the next few days, our coastline will be home to California king tides, a ...