Miami Beach Threatened by Rising Sea

Published on 06.18.2015
Middle School
Life and earth sciences

5 min read

Miami Beach is one of the cities most exposed to high tides causing already regular flooding. A sea level rise linked to could put two thirds of the city at very high risk by the end of the century. Despite plans to invest half a billion dollars in pumps, some experts think that the surge in real estate and new construction along the waterfront pose a long-term problem.

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