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Sea Levels Threaten Coastal Towns (Part Two)

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A living shoreline near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. The native grasses and sandy shore provide habitat for terrapins, the University of Maryland mascot. (Photo by Tamara Keith)

Scientists are pretty certain climate change is going to cause the sea level to rise. It's happening already, actually. In communities around the Chesapeake Bay, people are getting a sneak preview. Tamara Keith reports some people there are trying to work with nature rather than resist it:

The first part of this series

Info on living shorelines from the Maryland DNR

The Chesapeake Bay Trust

Producer: Tamara Keith
Release Date: June 15, 2009
Running Time: 3:18

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