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Effects of Sea Level Rise in New York by City-Tech Blogger Henry Ovalle


Scientists believe that sea level rise caused by global warming present a lot of risk to New York City and Long Island. More than 300,000 people could be affected with just with six feet of sea level rise. Scientist predict that the Atlantic coast including the south of Brooklyn stretching all the way to the end of Long Island could lose land. This event would cost New York billions of dollars since airports, buildings, railroads and industry would be under water. Other areas affected in the vicinity include New Jersey, downtown Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

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  1. mistyUser

    yes, floating islands are more and more in the news, it seems to be a trend that is catching on, more for necessity. http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/603931/scitech/science/faced-with-rising-seas-french-polynesia-ponders-floating-islands

  2. orville

    Global warming is a bad thing, due to rising water I read that, floating island projects is going to be the next best thing. I guest we have to take the good with the bad and fine solutions to our problems. Thanks Henry

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