Countries Most at Risk from Rising Sea Levels

The Top Ten Countries Most at Risk from Rising Sea Levels

1 Maldives Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island country and archipelago in the Indian Ocean.

This island country is world renowned for its beautiful beaches and resorts in the Indian Ocean. Unfortunately, this paradise will be one of the first countries to sink under the rising seas because its highest elevation is less than 10 feet (3 meters) - ethanmeinster

2 Tuvalu Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia.

According to researchers, Tuvalu is probably going to be the first country to completely sink - styLIShT

The fourth smallest nation, an island in the Pacific with no elevation over 20 feet, Tuvalu may be swallowed up by the sea very soon. - ethanmeinster

3 Netherlands

As one of the Low Countries, the Netherlands is prone to floods. Over time, an intriquite dike system was built, but it may not hold for long. Big portions of the country are under sea level and are very densely populated. - ethanmeinster

4 Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

The whole country is similr to a Delta-like region, so yeah - styLIShT

5 United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

Much of England, including parts of London, could be underwater if sea level rise continues. - ethanmeinster

If the london become underwater by sea level rise
Ita going to be upgraded into highway road into cities and Houses from the future
Or building floating cities - SpencerJC

6 Bangladesh Bangladesh, on the northern coast of the Bay of Bengal, is surrounded by India, with a small common border with Myanmar in the southeast. The country is low-lying riverine land traversed by the many branches and tributaries of the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers.

Bits of the country is getting wiped by the sea

7 United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

Much of Florida, and other areas along the East and West Coasts of the United States may be flooded by next century. - ethanmeinster

Yall could chill in Denver or something, unlike the smaller countries - styLIShT

Nyc and la is going to be upgrade become highway road or more future after sea level rise

Or building floating cities - SpencerJC

8 Fiji Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji, is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles northeast of New Zealand's North Island.
9 Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.
10 Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Most Egyptians live on the Nile Delta, in cities like Alexandria and Cairo. Much of this area is at low elevation and are at risk from flooding. - ethanmeinster

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11 South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

I am south korean my name is kya and they're forcing me to write this send help!

12 Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.
13 China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Most chinese live on the east which is the coast of china and eastern china is very flat and plain.most of eastern china would sink underwater - Bearskater13

14 Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.
15 South Africa South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is the southernmost sovereign state in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometers of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana more.
16 Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.
17 Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million kmĀ²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.
18 Solomon Islands Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of 28,400 square kilometres.
19 Kiribati
20 Qatar Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign country located in Southwest Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
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