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Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by sea level rise, experts said Tuesday.Nearly 20 million people live in the entire state of Florida, and about three quarters live on the coast, Nelson said.The waters around south Florida are rising fast. The Florida coast has already seen 30 centimeters of sea rise since 1870 .Miami is located just 1.22 meters above sea level.Despite the risks, tourism continues to boom in Florida.
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