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In this Brazilian island, sea level has gone down

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Climate Change: weird effect over Trindade Island

The island of Trindade easternmost point of Brazil’s territory, situated 1,100 kilometers away from the mainland. It is so far from the continent that it is located a mere 2,400 kilometers from Africa. According to the Brazilian Navy, the 3-million-year old island is the biggest reproductive site for the green sea turtle. Trindade has intrigued researchers, who discovered that over the past 6,000 years, the sea level has actually lowered by 3 meters.

The shocking conclusion, especially in the face of current evidence of ocean levels rising around the world, was recently published in the...

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