Boston Harbor offers a dramatic example of how low-lying areas could be especially vulnerable to rising seas. And East Coast cities may be facing the effects sooner than other regions — a study published in 2012 found a “hot spot” of accelerated sea-level rise along a stretch of the Atlantic Coast.
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