See What Your Favorite Places Will Look Like after Sea Levels Rise

BBDO and Proximity Singapore Create CarbonStory Powered Simulator in New Digital Campaign

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With World Environment Day only a month away, BBDO and Proximity Singapore have joined forces with the crowdfunding platform CarbonStory to create "World Under Water," a new digital campaign. The interactive site prompts visitors to click on the name of an iconic city -- from New York to Singapore. It will then present a simulation of said place submerged in water, as a result of rising sea levels. The sight and sound of the rippling open water as Times Square and the Arc de Triomphe become glorified ponds potentially will trigger in viewers a sense of distress. For added discomfort, visitors can enter any address -- like their childhood homes or a places they hope to visit someday -- on Google Street View to see what they would look like under water too.

Besides the search bar and major city names, the site has only one other button, which reads "Take Action" -- a gentle, but urgent reminder for visitors to "raise your voice, not sea-levels."

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A one-of-its-kind interactive web experience ( that uses Web GL to show viewers the catastrophic impact of global warming with the help of Google Street View. Users can choose any location in the world on Google Street View and see what it will look like after sea levels have risen. They can then share their Street View under water on Facebook and Twitter.
Apr 30, 2014
BBDO Proximity
Ronald Ng
Creative Director:
Melanie Clancy
Nikhil Panjwani
Firrdaus Yusoff
Melanie Clancy
Art Director:
Gary Lim
Art Director:
Savio Fonseca
Art Director:
Shum Qi Ho
Tech Team:
Laurent Thevenet
Tech Team:
Alfred Tan
Tech Team:
Tristan Soriaga
Tech Team:
Aimee Sohn
Tech Team:
Timothy Vazquez
Denise Loke
Ann May Chua
Nicolyn Marino
Account Management:
Fiona Huang
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