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    What Will Happen If...

    ...all the iceberg from the Artic and Antartica melt. Will it flood the entire land mass until there is no land left? How will mankind live? What will we eat? Lastly how do we survive?

    Share your imagination folks and maybe you can write a book about it.

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    The penguins will be gone.
    One does not simply rock into Mordor.

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    There's an in depth documentary about this that uses scientific evidence to show what will happen to man as a result of the melting of the polar ice caps. It's quite shocking. The documentary is called Waterworld.

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    Aside from the enviromental damage, its interesting-

    If you melt just the north pole, the sea levels drop, not increase. However, melting Antartica will lead to some pretty huge sea level rises.....and with most of the world population at not that far above sea level, and the majority of the worlds major cities on the coast, or at low levels, what you get is anarchy.

    Not the 'I stuck a safety pin though my nose and got a mohawk' anarchy, or the 'I think that goverments should be abolished' anarchy either. Totaly meltdown of civilisation anarchy.

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    Re: What Will Happen If...

    we wil be flooded and die unless we learn to grow gills

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    Re: What Will Happen If...

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    Re: What Will Happen If...

    Quote Originally Posted by sxmaxchine View Post
    we wil be flooded and die unless we learn to grow gills
    Its not that bad, the worst case projections are normally about 80m higher than today-

    http://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=...xPgkmpnT_WTUAw

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    Re: What Will Happen If...

    Quote Originally Posted by Koh Kook Loon View Post
    ...all the iceberg from the Artic and Antartica melt. Will it flood the entire land mass until there is no land left? How will mankind live? What will we eat? Lastly how do we survive?

    Share your imagination folks and maybe you can write a book about it.
    The global water levels would rise by about 20 metres. This would consume less than 1% of the existing landmass.

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    And you're all forgetting the iceage, after the caps melt the atlantic current gets interupted and the whole world freezes!

    Oh please, I live 20M below and if the water floods stuff, the sats that support my internet will be out of harms way... No biggie
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    Re: What Will Happen If...

    Not the entire world will submerge underwater

    Low lying area are at the highest risk.

    It won't happen in our life time anyway so i don't care

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