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Blue Carbon: A Story from the Snohomish Estuary Restore America’s Estuaries  Restore America’s Estuaries Video: What is Blue Carbon? Blue carbon is the ability of tidal wetlands and seagrass habitats to capture and store carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases … Continue reading

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A Response For People Using Record Cold U.S. Weather To Refute Climate Change By Marshall Shepherd – Forbes – December 28, 2017 If you are reading or watching the news, winter weather is the current headline. Negative wind chills, feet … Continue reading

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A Hard Shore Is a Dead Shore By Amorina Kingdon – Hakai Magazine – October 16, 2017 The land beneath Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the United States, is sinking. Couple that with climate change, and the sea level … Continue reading

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What would an entirely flood-proof city look like? By Sophie Knight – The Guardian –September 25, 2017 They call it “pave, pipe, and pump”: the mentality that has dominated urban development for over a century. Along with the explosion of the … Continue reading

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Can the United States Afford Another Hurricane? By Jackie Snow – Hakai Magazine– September 21, 2017 The 2017 North Atlantic hurricane season still has about five weeks to go, but it’s already one of the most expensive on record. According to Gavin … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands By Michael W. Beck and Siddharth Narayan – The Scientist – August 31, 2017 The ongoing devastation from Hurricane Harvey sadly reminds us of the risks of coastal living. We feel deeply for … Continue reading

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Climate, Power, Money And Sorrow: Lessons Of Hurricane Harvey. By Adam Frank – NPR – September 6, 2017 I get a lot of “climate” hate mail. Whenever I write a piece on global warming, someone will email to call me a … Continue reading

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A New Insurance Market to Protect People, Places, and Economies By Kathy Baughman McLeod – 100 Resilient Cities – August 7, 2017 When you hear the word ‘nature,’ what do you think about? A pristine beach? Maybe your favorite wild … Continue reading

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Algae, Dead Zones, Climate Change and the Soil Health Movement By Chris Clayton – DTN/The Progressive Farmer – Augut 2, 2017 A pair of separate studies and multiple corresponding articles over the past week highlight the importance of both precision … Continue reading

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Two Sad Ironies In Florida Passing Its ‘Anti-Science’ Law By Marshall Shepherd – Forbes – July 1, 2017 It is officially called Florida House Bill 989, and it was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on June 26th, … Continue reading

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