It’s perhaps the most important issue facing the planet today – and it’s also one of the most politically charged. No matter how you look at it, Climate Change is real. Hurricanes and typhoons are becoming monstrous, while similarly sized tornadoes rip through the American Midwest with deadly accuracy. The ice flows are both poles are melting, and this means the waters are rising. Some scientists are even predicting that low lying states, such as Florida, will be adversely affected – PERMANENTLY – by the change in sea levels.

There Are Lots Of Strange Things Under The Water

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Like This…

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For those who live by the tides, this is already a given. As gravity and the moon make mischief with our aquafer, those who rely on such changes, like fishermen and farmers, the fact that some of their needs will be submerged for part of the day is as typical as waking up and going to bed. In fact, there are many places that use the tide to their advantage.

And This…

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As part of this story there’s a video pointing out the 10 places on the planet which “disappear” once high tide hits. From “roads” which appear and disappear to temples you can only visit when the tide is out, they are very interesting. There’s even one that makes a subtle political statement toward the people of London.

And This…

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But Some Places Were Built To Take Advantage Of The Tides

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There Are Even Cities Which Are Only Accessible When The Waters Recede