18 June 2010
Vol 328, Issue 5985

About The Cover

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COVER An aggressive storm that battered the coastal town of Blackpool, United Kingdom, in January 2007. Among other important changes now occurring in the marine environment, rising sea levels will create the need for increased protection from such severe storms. See the special section on our changing oceans beginning on page 1497. Photo: Global Warming Images/Alamy