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Rising Sea Levels: 'Hamburg's HafenCity Would Be an Excellent Model for New York' (German)

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Nikolaifleet, HafenCity, Hamburg. Image by Andrew Milligan sumo / Creative Commons. Germany, undated.
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In Malibu, the wealthy California seaside community, beachfront homes still sell for over $20...

Nikolaifleet, HafenCity, Hamburg. Image by Andrew Milligan sumo / Creative Commons. Germany, undated.
Nikolaifleet, HafenCity, Hamburg. Image by Andrew Milligan sumo / Creative Commons. Germany, undated.

Venice is sinking, Miami can hardly be saved and a new study concludes that rising sea levels will drive out three times as many people as previously thought.

What do cities have to do now? How can people protect themselves in coastal regions? Visionary landscape architect Kristina Hill, professor of urban ecology at the University of California, Berkeley, is partnering with the Climate Readiness Institute to find innovative solutions for coastal regions. Among other things, she was involved in flood management strategies after Hurricane Katrina 2005 in New Orleans and works internationally with experts in Europe and America to save coastal regions.

To read the full interview in German, visit the Perspective Daily website.

Venedig versinkt, Miami ist kaum zu retten und eine neue Studie kommt zu dem Schluss, dass der steigende Meeresspiegel 3-mal so viele Menschen vertreiben wird wie bisher angenommen.

Was müssen Städte jetzt unternehmen? Wie können sich Menschen in Küstenregionen schützen? Die visionäre Landschaftsarchitektin Kristina Hill, Professorin für städtische Ökologie an der Universität von Kalifornien, Berkeley, kooperiert mit dem Climate Readiness Institute, um innovative Lösungen für Küstenregionen zu finden. Sie war unter anderem an den Strategien zum Flutmanagement nach Hurrikan Katrina 2005 in New Orleans beteiligt und arbeitet international mit Experten in Europa und Amerika zusammen, um Küstenregionen zu retten.

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