Earth Day – Warming waters mean rising sea levels infographic
Graphic charts the steady rise in sea levels since 1880.


As our oceans warm, so too sea levels rise

By Ninian Carter

April 22, 2022 - Sea levels have risen about 25cm since the beginning of the 20th century and are predicted to rise by 90cm by the end of this century.

Earth Day is an event that occurs on April 22 every year, with the purpose of highlighting and supporting environmental protection.

It was first was first held in the United States in 1970, a year after the Santa Barbara oil spill killed more than 10,000 seabirds, dolphins, seals, and sea lions.

It is widely considered to mark the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement.

The Earth Day 2022 theme is “Invest in Our Planet” and features five primary programs: The Great Global Cleanup, Sustainable Fashion, Climate and Environmental Literacy, the Canopy Project, Food and Environment, and the Global Earth Challenge.

PUBLISHED: 14/04/2022; STORY: Graphic News