Ris­ing Sea Lev­els

Beijing Review - - This Week Society -

On March 19, China’s oceanic au­thor­ity called for mea­sures to cope with ris­ing sea lev­els.

A re­port re­leased by the State Oceanic Ad­min­is­tra­tion (SOA) said that the aver­age sea level along China’s coast in 2017 was 58 mm higher than the aver­age level be­tween 1993 and 2011.

Over the past six years, the sea level along China’s coast re­mained at a high level com­pared with the

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