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Sea Level Rise: Cities at Risk

Among other challenges, global warming is causing our sea levels to rise and putting our coastal cities -- and billions of people -- at risk across the globe. 

Top World Cities/Regions Threatened by Sea Level Rise:

Mumbai
Guangzhou
Shanghai
Miami
Ho Chi Minh City
Calcutta
Greater New York
Osaka-Kobe (Japan)
Alexandria (Egypt)  
New Orleans 

Top U.S. Cities/Regions At Risk from Sea Level Rise:

Atlantic City, NJ 
Boston, MA
Brigantine, NJ
Cape Coral, FL 
Coronado, CA
Cypress Lake, FL 
East Boston, MA,
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Foster City, CA 
Freeport, TX
Galveston, TX 
Hampton, VA
Hollywood, FL 
Honolulu, HI
Lavalette/Dover Beaches, NJ
Marina Del Ray/Santa Monica, CA
Miami, FL
Miami Beach, FL
Naples/East Naples, FL 
Newport Beach, CA 
New Orleans, LA
New York City, NY
Oakland Airport, CA 
Point Pleasant, NJ 
Point Shirley, MA
Port Aransas, TX 
San Diego,CA
San Francisco, CA 
Savannah, GA
Seattle, WA 
Silverton Area, NJ  

More information on the threat of sea level rise:

Sea Level Rise: At-Risk Populations, Global and U.S. Regions

Sea Level Rise: Facts on sea level rise and climate change

Sea Level Rise: Rapid Ice Shelf Melting  

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