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Coping With Rising Sea Levels

Climate change will cause sea levels to rise—How will we adjust?

The threat of rising seas looms as Earth warms. Many coastal communities and low-lying regions are already feeling the effects, mostly in the form of increased flooding. Adaptations to rising seas come in many forms, from highly engineered projects to community-based efforts.

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