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As sea levels rise, huge storm surges could happen as often as every three years. A project that's under consideration is the Big U, a 10-mile loop of parks and community spaces that can protect Manhattan. Big U is one of ten finalists in the Rebuild by Design competition launched by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development last year.

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