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The seas have been rising more swiftly in some coastal communities compared to others along the U.S. East Coast leaving residents and property more vulnerable to flood waters.

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The seas have been rising more swiftly in some coastal communities compared to others along the U.S. East Coast leaving residents and property more vulnerable to flood waters. photo copyright Attapol Yiemsiriwut, Shutterstock taken at  and featuring the Cruising Yacht class
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Why is the sea level rising faster in some places along the U.S. East Coast than others?
Sea levels are rising globally from ocean warming and melting of land ice, but the seas aren't rising at the same rate everywhere. Sea levels have risen significantly faster in some U.S. East Coast regions compared to others.
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