World Under Water

World Under Water

The effects of climate change are well documented, but it’s widely agreed that not enough is being done to combat the problem. To promote World Environment Day on June 5, CarbonStory – a crowdfunding platform for environmental projects – partnered with marketing agencies BDDO and Proximity Singapore to create an interactive site called World Under Water. Powered by Google Maps and exclusive to Chrome, it lets you pick any Street View location and see what it will look like after sea levels have risen. The implementation is actually very simple. The site uses the same effect for every location and the sea level doesn’t change depending on your geography. Even so, it’s an admirable idea and the illusion is fairly believable.

Read the full story at The Next Web.

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