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Sea levels are rising worldwide, but they are rising two to three times faster in the Chesapeake Bay.

A new analysis by Capital News Service finds that nearly a million Maryland residents live in neighborhoods that could be affected. Some of the state's most iconic places -- Fells Point in Baltimore, Harriet Tubman's birthplace, and Fort McHenry, home of the national anthem -- are at risk.

What's at risk?

A difficult choice
by John Smith
A decision to save one stretch of the shoreline can cause trouble for the next community down the coast. When the choice is between the state tourism capital of Ocean City and a slender nature preserve for wild ponies, there’s little question of which gets priority.

Addressing the risk.

A difficult choice
by John Smith
A decision to save one stretch of the shoreline can cause trouble for the next community down the coast. When the choice is between the state tourism capital of Ocean City and a slender nature preserve for wild ponies, there’s little question of which gets priority.
At Risk
Addressing The Risk