article published in the February 12 issue of Science magazine
describes a study led by US geoscientist Dr. Jeffrey Dorale, in which
rock samples were collected from caves off the coast of Mallorca,
In so doing, the researchers not only identified sea
level changes over the past 135,000 years, they discovered that the
oceans can rise as much as 2 meters in a century.
this is nearly 12 times as fast as in the past 100 years, Dr. Dorale
stated, “This has major implications for future concerns with sea-level
The mechanisms underlying these dramatic changes need
further onsideration as we look to a future of impending climate
Our thanks, Dr. Dorale and team, for your detailed
work and its cautionary forecast for our future. Let us all engage in
actions that restore harmony and beauty to our shared Earthly home.
for humanity, Supreme Master Ching Hai has often addressed the tolls of
global warming such as rising sea levels and the need for actions to
curb them, as during an interview for the September 2009 edition of The
Supreme Master Ching Hai:
People forced from their homes and communities due to rising sea levels
and a host of other natural disasters, so-called natural disasters, but
in fact these are all man-made. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=sea-caves-reveal-rapid-rise-in-ancient-ocean-levels http://www.usnews.com/science/articles/2010/02/12/sea-levels-erratic-during-latest-ice-age.html
Sea level rise, for example,
threatens half of the world's population living within 200 kilometers
of a coastline. Seventeen million in Bangladesh have fled their homes
already, mainly because of coastal erosion.
At least 18 islands
have completely submerged around the world thus far, with more than 40
other island nations at risk from rising sea levels, and planning to
If humans switch to the vegan diet, the Earth will
begin cooling immediately and many of these dilemmas can even be
reversed. So please, be veg and do good, to save the planet and all the
beings on it, including you and me.