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Shored Up

Shored Up

Our beaches and coastline are a national treasure, a shared resource, a beacon of sanity in a world of constant change and they're disappearing in front of us. When Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast, it was a wake up call to a new reality. Shored Up takes us to the heart of this climate change controversy, following communities in New Jersey and North Carolina where politics, economics and science collide. Beginning 3 years before Sandy hit and following the debates over beach replenishment and other attempts to hold back the sea, Shored Up is a convincing call for action along our coasts. As the oceans rise and storms flood our towns and cities, we have a choice to make: do we continue to develop as we have in the past, ignoring clear risks and danger? Or, do we allow science to guide our policies for the future...before it's too late.

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Runtime:
84 minutes

Producer(s):
Ben Kalina, Jen Schneider

Director(s):
Ben Kalina

Executive Producer(s):
Brian Newman

Production Year
2013

Type
Feature

Genre
Action

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Distribution

Website:
shoredup.stta.us

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