Windmills generate electricity along adjacent to the dyke that started turning tidal mudflats into farmland that is now the province of Flevoland.  Measuring 1419 sq km, it is almost wholly below sea level, and continues to drop as the land dries out, but is protected from the Zuiderzee by dkyes and electric pumps.

Rising Seas

  —  View Story

Current estimates are that sea level will rise three feet by the end of this century.  This project examines the ways that different countries and communities are coping with this growing problem.

View Story