18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
In Spite of Everything

Last November, Venice experienced the second-highest tide in recorded history. The frequency of exceptional tidal flooding has ramped up dramatically, mainly due to sea level rise, which is expected to increase at a much faster rate in the future due to the melting of Antarctic ice caused by global warming. It was kind of startling seeing those two guys working with their laptops in that uncomfortable situation.

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Date Taken: 11.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2020
Photo Location: Venice, Italy
Copyright: © Marco Campi