From Kranji to Wallasea, how humans are helping nature cope with rising seas

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Seawalls can protect cities from rising sea levels but may be less effective when it comes to coastal natural habitats, as these are sustained by the tides. ST highlights nature projects in Singapore and UK that are protected from seaward threats.
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SINGAPORE - As the planet warms, ice sheets melt and sea levels creep up, it is not just cities that are at risk of coastal flooding. Natural habitats, too, could be overwhelmed by the rising tides.

Singapore has already lost much of its wilderness to development, but a new study has found that the nation's mangroves and seagrass meadows could shrink by 20 per cent from current levels by the end of this century due to sea level rise.

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