Sinking seawall

Sinking seawall

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Uploaded 14 Dec 2009 by Lawrence Hislop
Year: 2010 Taken by: Lawrence Hislop
As higher storm surges reach shore, Shishmaref is shrinking by around 3m every year. The man-made protective sea wall seen here has done little to help. The villagers of Shishmaref are facing relocation, which is estimated to be a job that will cost over 1 million dollars.
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