Before The Flood

Watch the Miami Beach portion of the documentary “Before The Flood” with Leonardo DiCaprio by National Geographic Channel.

BEFORE THE FLOOD presents a firsthand account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society must take immediately, in order to prevent these catastrophic disruptions to life on our planet from becoming a permanent reality for future generations.

Is Miami Beach Doomed?

Video by The Atlantic

Miami Beach could be underwater this century. The sea level around the tourist paradise has risen steadily in recent decades and flooding in the streets has become more frequent and severe. Most of the city sits just four to five feet above sea level, and on a foundation of porous limestone—making it especially susceptible to tidal flooding and surging oceans.

As experts predict the sea level to rise significantly in the coming years, the city of Miami Beach must decide how to keep itself afloat. This documentary examines how the city has taken unprecedented steps to save itself from the sea.

Author: Sam Price-Waldman

Years of Living Dangerously

Miami Beach Sea Level Rise on Years of Living Dangerously with Jack Black on National Geographic Channel.