Sea level rose 3.1 mm each year between 1993 and 2020

The global ocean, which covers 71 per cent of the Earth’s surface and regulates the Earth’s climate and sustains life, is undergoing severe changes from natural variations, over-exploitation and anthropogenic influences, a new report has flagged. These changes caused the sea level to rise by 3.1 millimeters each year on an average from January 1993 through May 2020, according to the report The Ocean State Report 5 by the Copernicus Marine Environmental Monitoring Service.

— source downtoearth.org.in | 24 Sep 2021

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