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Coping With Rising Sea Levels

Part of the Climate Change exhibition.

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.