Miami Beach Threatened by Rising SeaPublished on 06.18.2015
Middle SchoolLife 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.