The threat of sea level rise affects all of South Florida – from the ocean to the Everglades. The sea has risen nine inches in the past century. It’s predicted to rise another two feet in less than half that time.
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Evidence of the higher seas can be seen around the region – including increased flooding, raising roads, flood pumps and encroaching saltwater.
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Given this scope, The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel and The Palm Beach Post have teamed up with WLRN to address sea-level rise.
Host Tom Hudson spoke with members of the editorial boards – Nancy Ancrum of The Miami Herald, Rick Christie of The Palm Beach Post and Rosemary O’Hara of The Sun-Sentinel – about the latest from The Invading Sea media collaborative.
This post will be updated after today’s episode of The Florida Roundup at noon.