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According to Dr Emily Shuckburgh, OBE who is a Cambridge based scientist and a member of the British Antarctic Survey, global warming is causing melting and destabilizing of Antarctica's ice sheets. This results in a significant sea-level rise and it will eventually affect all the land which is at or below the sea level. The landscape around Cambridge, namely the Fenlands and Ely will be effected. Due to severe drainage of the Fenland's peat, which has started more than 300 years ago, some areas dried up and shrunk and are now well below the sea-level. This means that the area will be under the water as it was in the past and in fact probably even more so.
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