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Outer Banks, North Carolina. Aerial view of beachfront homes and sand fences for erosion control.
Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2012

Open quoteSea level rise is like an invisible tsunami, building force while we do almost nothing. Close quote

  • an author, with other scientists, of two papers outlining new research on rising sea levels. About 3.7 million Americans live within a few feet of high tide and risk being hit by more frequent coastal flooding in coming decades
Photo: Steve Winter / National Geographic / Getty Images | Source: NY Times