Sea level rise threatens to wipe out West Coast wetlands


The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve preserves one of the largest remaining examples of coastal wetland habitats in the southern California sub-region. Captions and Photo source: NOAA

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Rising seas will drown most wetlands on the U.S. West Coast in less than a century, a new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey warns. In many areas, the wetlands won’t be able to migrate inland without help…

Read Full Article; Inside Climate News (02-22-2018)