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Sea level rise will affect many

There have been several interesting stories in the news this week about impacts of sea level rise around the country. Savannah Morning News points out that sea level rise is already causing impacts in Chatham County, where Savannah is located, in http://savannahnow.com/news/2017-04-22/sea-level-rise-already-evident-chatham-county.

The Weather Channel noted that sea level rise, along with salt water encroachment and growing sprawl, is threatening the Pine Barrens, an endangered ecosystem in central New Jersey, at http://features.weather.com/us-climate-change/new-jersey/,

The New Orleans Time-Picayune noted that large parts of Louisiana may be underwater if current greenhouse gas emissions continue at http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.ssf/2017/04/emissions_louisiana_coast.html#incart_river_index.

And Ars Technica noted that even if you live inland, you will also be affected by rising sea levels as migrants move inland from coastal areas as well as other low-lying countries, in https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/04/if-you-live-inland-dont-think-sea-level-rise-wont-affect-you/.

Source: Dr. Duncan Pepper, Commons Wikimedia