Just a 100 miles from the White House, Tangier Island is disappearing into the sea

Just a 100 miles from the White House, Tangier Island is disappearing into the seaOn Virginia’s Tangier Island, about 100 miles and a ferry ride from Washington, the waters of the Chesapeake Bay are edging dangerously close to William Eskridge’s house. The island is under threat from rapid erosion that is being accelerated by rising water scientists believe to be caused by climate change. Tangier Island is wedged between the eastern shore of Maryland and the Virginia coast.



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