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A million acres of ‘priceless’ marshes protect NC, SC, GA. Will they perish in rising tides?

“These vast expanses of marshes we are accustomed to in the Southeast are going to disappear.” Islands have sunk and wetlands are disappearing in Mississippi and Louisiana. Scientists worry that climate change, sea level rise and humans themselves are putting South Atlantic tidelands in danger from the North Carolina’s Outer Banks to the northern edge of Florida. This is Rising Tides, Sinking Future.
October 24, 2021 5:00 AM
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