COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Bondi under siege as swelling ocean seeps into suburbs
Description: In the case of an 80 cm. rise in sea levels, high tides would regularly flood parts of many Sydney suburbs that are close to water. In Bondi, critics say local authorities are ignoring rising sea levels that threaten millions of dollars' worth of planned waterfront works - a claim strongly contested by the council. The beach, which pulls 1.8 million visitors a year, is poised for its biggest overhaul in decades after the council proposed an underground car park, beachfront parks and a new waterfront promenade. [Source: Sydney Morning Herald]
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Publish Date: 9/29/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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