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Mysterious Objects Are Washing Up On NC’s Strange New Island

Climate change is wreaking all levels of havoc on our planet. Aside from instigating deadly mega-storms like the recent Hurricane Harvey and causing both temperatures and sea levels to rise, shifting climate patterns are bringing about a host of unforeseen and strange effects. Earlier this year, a strange new island began rising out of the waters of North Carolina’s Outer Banks in response to changing tidal patterns. While the island began as a small sandbar surrounded by sharks and stingrays and only accessible by boat, it soon grew into a full-fledged island which can be walked to. Locals have dubbed the island “Shelly Island” due to the abundance of shells found on the virgin…

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