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New York City Studies Response to Rising Seasi
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April 18, 2013 11:21 PM
The continued warming of the earth's climate is melting mountain glaciers and polar ice sheets and that's causing the world's oceans to rise -- slowly, but surely. Most scientists agree that sea levels could rise by more than one meter by the end of this century, and that could spell trouble for low-lying island nations and coastal cities around the world - such as New York. VOA’s Bernard Shusman reports America's most populous city is studying ways to keep those rising waters at

New York City Studies Response to Rising Seas

Published April 18, 2013

The continued warming of the earth's climate is melting mountain glaciers and polar ice sheets and that's causing the world's oceans to rise -- slowly, but surely. Most scientists agree that sea levels could rise by more than one meter by the end of this century, and that could spell trouble for low-lying island nations and coastal cities around the world - such as New York. VOA’s Bernard Shusman reports America's most populous city is studying ways to keep those rising waters at


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