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Half of US Population Lives in Coastal Areas (Infographic)

Increase in coastal population puts stress on the environment, according to NOAA.
Increase in coastal population puts stress on the environment, according to NOAA. (Image credit: Ross Toro, LiveScience Contributor)
Ross Toro
Ross Toro is a contributing infographic artist for Live Science. He specializes in explanatory graphics that deal with science topics. Ross is a former art director of the Los Angeles Times, Associated Press and United Press International. He teaches Filipino martial arts when not dabbling in cartoons and animation.