Atlantic Coast Threat

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In a study released earlier this year, it is estimated that the Virginian Atlantic coast is rising a quarter of an inch every year. This means that every hundred years, sea levels will increase by 2 feet! While this may not sound like much, this presents an active threat and proof of climate change. The rise of the water levels increase is faster than anywhere else on the United States (not including the coastal Louisiana) and could be the reason for more floods, tides and storms on the land of Virginia. According to the Natural Resource Defense Council, or NRDC, it is said that water supplies, and aquatic life is put at risk because of the climate change. This means that every year we put this threat under ignorance, we leave to make things
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