Rising sea levels threaten US coastline

East coast's sea level is rising five times faster than global average, putting millions at risk of severe flooding.

    The sea level on the east coast of the US is rising five times faster than the global average.

    The prospect of flooding is a major threat to millions of people who live in the region.

    Scott Heidler reports from a small community in the state of Delaware, which has found itself on the front line of the problem.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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