Florida cities and counties, including those in the Tampa Bay region, are working to address the combined threat of sea level rise, global warming and the potential for hurricanes. Coastal regions such as the Tampa Bay Area are especially vulnerable.
Preparation, land-use regulations and resiliency are key, as outlined in a 2016 series of stories
in 83 Degrees
. But funding and political will are sometimes lacking -- putting people in low-lying areas at greater risk.
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