The atlas of disappearing places Our coasts and oceans in the climate crisis

Christina Conklin

Book - 2021

"A heavily illustrated book and narrative about the threat of rising sea levels around the world"--

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New York : The New Press 2021.
Main Author
Christina Conklin (author)
Other Authors
Marina Psaros (author)
Physical Description
xv, 220 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Changing Chemistry
  • Kure Atoll, Hawai'I: Plastic, Plastic Everywhere
  • The Arabian Sea: Regime Shift
  • Camden, Maine: Salt, Fat, Acid, (No) Meat
  • The Cook Islands: Feeding the Fever
  • San Francisco Bay: Seven-Layer Dip
  • Part II. Strengthening Storms
  • Houston: We Have A Problem
  • Hamburg, Germany: River City At Risk
  • New York, New York: Capital of Capital
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico: Poder, Despacito
  • Kutupalong Camp, Bangladesh: Human Tides
  • Part III. Warming Waters
  • The Arctic Ocean: When the Ice Melts
  • Pisco, Peru: Enso and the End of Fish
  • The North Atlantic: in Deep
  • Kisite, Kenya: Coral Collapse
  • Pine Island Glacier: What Happens In Antarctica Doesn't Stay In Antarctica
  • Part IV. Rising Seas
  • Shanghai, China: Sink, Sank, Sunk
  • Hampton Roads, Virginia: Bye, Bye, Birdies
  • Ben Tre, Vietnam: Doing More With Less
  • The Thames Estuary, Britain: From Gravesend To Allhallows
  • Ise, Japan: Tradition For the Future
  • What's Next? by Marina Psaros
  • Toward Transilience by Christina Conklin
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Image Sources
  • Index