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IN THE NEWS: RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities

RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities From National Geographic
by Claire Schoen Media

Most of the great cities, the world over, are built along the water. So are many towns, hamlets, and villages. But sea level rise and extreme weather, both fueled by climate change, threaten to reclaim coastal lands and the communities that are built on them. The destruction of New York’s shoreline, in the wake of Super Storm Sandy, has made this all too clear.

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