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Story Publication logo May 3, 2021

Sea Levels Are Rising in the Bay — and East Palo Alto Is on the Front Lines

Map of projected Bay Area sea level rise in 2100

Local governments along the San Francisco Bay Area coastline are confronting the reality of sea...


When it comes to sea level rise, East Palo Alto will be one of the first and hardest-hit areas of the Bay Area. It’s already prone to flooding now, and the city is leading the way when it comes to community-led solutions. But no matter how hard East Palo Alto works to build its resiliency against sea level rise, it won’t be enough; the Bay Area’s interconnected ecosystem suggests what its neighbors do to combat the issue matters to the entire region’s survival.


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