How Coastal Communities Are Already Retreating from Rising Seas

When it comes to the unsustainable development of the American coastline, New Jersey owns the honor of being the first and worst. But one town in the state is experimenting with moving a cluster of people out of harm’s way and turning the newly open land into a flood buffer to protect the rest of the community.

For more, read “Surrendering to Rising Seas” at http://www.sciam.com/retreat

 

 

Image: NOAA/NASA GOES Project, CC-BY 2.0

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