Key West, Fla.
Key West, Fla.
Only 5.5 metres above sea level, the city of Key West is the southernmost point in the continental United States. Known for its Cuban influence, warm climate and massive floods, Key West, Fla., is expected to succumb to global warming’s rising sea levels in the next 50 years. With the threat of the city drowning looming over their heads, Florida officials are constantly working on alternative plans to give the city at least 20 to 30 years more than expected. Though the end is inevitable, the residents are hoping to extend the quality of life in their tropical city with whatever measures may help keep the city afloat.
These are sights and sounds of life among Tanzania's Hadza people, the world's last full-time hunter-gatherers. They live on what they can find: honey,... More These are sights and sounds of life among Tanzania's Hadza people, the world's last full-time hunter-gatherers. They live on what they can find: honey, plants, and game, such as bush babies. In its September 2014 issue, National Geographic magazine explores the evolution of the human diet across a wide spectrum of cultures: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/foodfeatures/evolution-of-diet/ By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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