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These floating homes could protect people from flooding as sea levels rise

Modular water dwellings developed by Grimshaw and Concrete Valley. Image: Grimshaw

Johnny Wood

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 Global cumulative sea level rise 1998-2015 Published by Statista Research Department, Sep 4, 2016  This statistic displays the cumulative global sea level rise from 1998 to 2015, relative to 1997 levels. The cumulative seal level rise amounted to approximately 54.7 millimeters worldwide in 2014 based on this baseline. Cumulative rise in sea level worldwide from 1998 to 2015 (in millimeters)
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