2018 | United States | Documentary,Short

Managed Retreat

  • English 18 mins
  • Director | Nathan Kensinger

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Faced with rising sea levels, three New York City neighborhoods are purchased by the government, to be demolished and permanently returned to nature. They are the first communities in the city to undergo a ‘managed retreat’ from the waterfront, as a response to climate change. Over the course of a year, seasons change, homes are destroyed, and wild animals begin to return, as the coastline of Staten Island is transformed.

climate nature enviroment conservation climate change pollution natural calamity