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Saving Alexandria: Egypt’s ancient metropolis faces new threats from the sea | Video

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In Egypt's Alexandria, Qaitbay Citadel has stood for centuries as the frontline defence of the city. Now, it faces a new threat - that of human-induced climate change. Rapidly rising sea levels has forced Egypt to install tens of thousands of concrete wave-breaking devices, but it may not be enough.

In Egypt's Alexandria, Qaitbay Citadel has stood for centuries as the frontline defence of the city. Now, it faces a new threat - that of human-induced climate change. Rapidly rising sea levels has forced Egypt to install tens of thousands of concrete wave-breaking devices, but it may not be enough.

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