The lesser-known threat from sea-level rise? Saltwater intrusion into Florida’s freshwater wells.

photo: The lesser-known threat from sea-level rise? Saltwater intrusion into Florida’s freshwater wells.

When it comes to sea-level rise, Miami is usually deemed ground zero. Time-lapse maps depict the creeping rise of blue, ultimately inundating South Florida and other coastal regions.

You don’t have to go to climate-apocalypse movies like the Day After Tomorrow to see flooding of a major American city. It’s a reality as South Florida residents become familiar with wading down the street through high waters or kayaking around their

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