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SGEF 205: The Potential of Sea-level Rise on Florida's Coastal Ecosystems

Figure 5. Elevating existing structures and installing living shorelines can help waterfront owners protect their property from climate change while cooperating with nature. Living shorelines accumulate natural sediments that enable coastal ecosystems to migrate inland, away from rising seas.

Credit: Jane Hawkey, IAN Image Library (ian.umces.edu/imagelibrary/)