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Saving Ellis Island's history from rising oceans

Clip: 04/22/2022 | 5m 33s

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Climate change threatens to drown Ellis Island. The gateway to the United States for 12 million immigrants holds a precarious place amidst rising seas on a warming planet. One model predicts the island will be submerged within 80 years. The problem -- how can we protect Ellis Island without surrounding it with a seawall that would diminish its historic value?

Aired: 04/22/22 | Rating: NR

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