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Rising sea levels could wipe out web within 15 years

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The internet we know and love is at risk of extinction thanks to the threat of climate change. Rising sea levels could wipe out thousands of miles of fiber optic cables buried in densely-populated coastal areas of the US. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon produced a peer-reviewed study that warns the key internet infrastructure of buried fiber optic cables, which provide internet to much of the US could be exposed to seawater in the next 15 years.

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