A pair of aquajets at play in the mouth of the Miami River where it enters Biscayne Bay.  With much of the town living just a inches above the high tide line, Miamians have created a infrastructure dependent on pumping water to stay dry, and support their flamboyant lifestyle.  This is getting to be much harder to sustain as global sea levels continue to rise.  Here Geoffrey Ladry and Mike Traster are suspended some 40 ft. in the air on columns of water attached to the outlet of a jetski.

Florida Sea Level

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South Florida has a lifestyle that is inextricably tied to the sea, and with ocean level expected to rise by one to two meters over the next hundred years, that way of life exists on borrowed time.  George spent a month there in 2014 on an assignment for National Geographic magazine photographing life on the waterline.

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