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Scientific American says a rat at the northern tip of the Great Barrier Reef has gone extinct due to sea level rise.

Climate Change Claims Its First Mammal Extinction – Scientific American Blog Network

Sea level is falling there, not rising.

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Later in the article they said that the extinction was due to storm surges.

That exact location is where the world record storm surge of 40 feet occurred in 1899.

Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society] The World Record Storm Surge

via Real Climate Science


November 27, 2021