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Sea Levels Rise On A Community Not Convinced Of Climate Change

A shrinking island in the Chesapeake Bay has become a national battleground in the debate over climate change. At just four feet above sea level, Tangier Island may soon be gone — upending its lucrative crabbing industry and forcing its inhabitants to relocate. How, if at all, will it fight the rising tides?

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