$3.8m in funding for three projects to boost Singapore’s defences against rising tides

Global mean sea level rise experienced today is driven primarily by a warming climate.
Global mean sea level rise experienced today is driven primarily by a warming climate.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - Three new research projects have been awarded $3.8 million in funding under the National Sea Level Programme, with findings expected to boost Singapore's preparedness against the rising tides.

The projects will study various aspects of the phenomenon by looking at factors that could have driven sea-level rise in the past, the current situation, and project what the future could be like.

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