Based on NASA sea-level rise projections, between 4 and 13 million Americans will be displaced from their homes by the end of this century. Whether we recognize it or not, climate change is rapidly becoming part of the American story. Eroding Edges that explores the changing lives and identities of America’s coastal communities. The project bears witness to the unprecedented loss of hundreds of years of place-based tradition and focuses on stories of leadership and the quest for local solutions to rising seas. In choosing to focus on hope, the project moves beyond the sensationalism of the tragedy and towards stories of local heroes who are working to protect their homes and cultural heritage.
In partnership with: The Blue Earth Alliance & The Arctic Institute
With support from: National Geographic, The National Trust for Historic Preservation