Short Listen: Tangier Island Sinking

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Tangier Island, a tiny spit of land in Virginia's Chesapeake Bay, is sinking -- and fast. Without a new sea wall, its residents may become America's first climate refugees. Now, a new project is virtually mapping the island before it disappears beneath the waves. *** Explore Google's interactive map of Tangier Island from this page: http://virginiahumanities.org/2017/08/virtual-tour-of-climate-change-endangered-tangier/

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