Sadly this won’t register as a problem for most people.

When a recognized animal like the polar bear goes extinct, that will get some attention. And yes, the polar bears will go extinct. If you think otherwise you’re living in a delusion about where we are in timeline of this climate emergency. This is happening right now. Extinctions are happening now.

Sea level rise wipes out a U.S. species for the first known time

The loss of the only known stand of Key Largo tree cactus in the U.S. shows how rising seas can alter the coastal environment.