Increase in sea levels is the result of melting of two massive ice sheets in Antarctica and Greenland as researched by scientists. However, many nations around the world will experience the effects of rising sea levels, which could displace millions of people. The Maldives a country is already looking for a new home due to rising sea levels. Majority of Americans living in coastal states, are facing large impacts due to global warming. Seawater expands, takes more space in the ocean and causes a surplus rise in water level and also the melting of ice over land, which then adds water to the ocean.