NPR: Florida Faces Drastic Change From Sea Level Rise

"Scientists say the sea level has been rising since the end of the last ice age. The concern now is how fast it's rising.

You hear predictions of up to 3 or 4 feet over the next century - it really makes you nervous for the future of Florida Keys.

In the long run, the sea will cover the Florida Keys, no matter what we do. The question is, how long is it going to take.

One model calls for a sea level rise of just over 2 feet by 2060 - it's like our map looks like someone took a razor to the state right above Miami and sliced off everything below that."

Florida Faces Drastic Change From Sea Level Rise. NPR, 2009.

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