Some effects of global warming seen in coral reefs off Martin County

Sea level rise, air temperature, coral reefs, and hurricanes have all evidenced climate change.

“The most immediate, easily measured and incontrovertible impact of global warming on South Florida is a rise in sea levels that has already generated flooding in coastal cities. The tide station in Miami Beach has registered an increase of seven inches since 1935, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. An older station in Key West has measured an increase of eight inches since 1920.”

For the entire article in The Sun-Sentinel: http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2011-11-19/news/fl-climate-impacts-20111119_1_climate-change-sea-levels-global-warming/2

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