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November 2, 2009 10:29 AM

Sea level rise threatens Atlantic coast, but building goes on

Many scientists say sea level could rise a meter or more if greenhouse gas emissions continue at the current trends. Continuing development of low-lying Atlantic coastal areas will require wild areas to be abandoned and urban areas to be protected with expensive engineering projects.

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