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Uh Oh – “Chesapeake Bay is sinking rapidly and projects that Washington, D.C., could drop by six or more inches in the next century”

by Prince Of Petworth July 28, 2015 at 2:08 pm 21 Comments

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Photo by PoPville flickr user Nikoo Yahyazadeh

Thanks to Pablo for sending this depressing news from Science Daily – Washington, DC sinking fast, adding to threat of sea-level rise:

“This falling land will exacerbate the flooding that the nation’s capital faces from rising ocean waters due to a warming climate and melting ice sheets–accelerating the threat to the region’s monuments, roads, wildlife refuges, and military installations.”

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