Surge Protection: The Basics on Rising Sea Levels

World Environment Day highlights a rising issue around the world.
Jun 5, 2014 10:05 AM ET

You don’t have to live in New York, Venice, or the Maldives to worry about the flooding, erosion, ecological damage, and contamination caused by rising sea levels. From the food we eat to the economic strain the damage causes, rising sea levels affect all of us everyday. Although you might not realize it, you don’t have to live in coastal communities to make a difference either. Find out why.