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What do rising sea levels mean for the future? Ashley Fleming shares an animated graphic that explores the possible outcome

Sea levels around the world are rising, and at increasing rates, so what does this mean for the future?

This animated graphic was put together to address that very question. It looks at the coastlines of the US and illustrates clearly and dramatically just how far inland the sea will reach in the coming years.

This is based on the current rate of climate change and sea rise, which means that there is still time to do something about this world-changing issue. But will we?

Ashley Fleming is a writer and editor who looks after the blogs at green ecard providers eCO2Greetings and Ecardshack. Ashley is based in the UK and writes about environmentalism and sustainability whenever possible. He likes to spend his free time walking and adventuring in the countryside.

Green Adventures January 2017

Rising sea levels animated graphic