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Land & Sea: Rising Waters, Sinking Ground

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The Chesapeake Bay has areas which are experiencing among the highest rates of sea-level rise on the East Coast. This is because the ground in many areas is sinking.
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The Chesapeake Bay has areas which are experiencing among the highest rates of sea-level rise on the East Coast. This is because the ground in many areas is sinking.

WAMU environmental reporter Sabri Ben-Achour sheds light on a situation in nature where things definitely aren't evening out: more specifically, the land...and the sea.

[Music: "The Sea" by Morcheeba from Big Calm]

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