sea level rise

Four individuals wade in shallow water in a passing of mangrove trees, each with an orange bucket.

Volunteers plant mangrove saplings to help restore the canopy at Benedict Key. (Sarah Anderson/MEDILL)

Northwestern University
Volunteers helping in recovery at Benedict Key aim to build up an oyster reef to shield the fledgling mangroves from destructive waves, Sarah Anderson reports.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
A short story about sea level rise and flooding in East Boston.
Mailboxes in the sea.
George Washington University
Growing up in a beach house in a town that comes alive in the summer was paradise. But it will soon be paradise submerged.
Northwestern University
The last of three episodes, this podcast focuses on Florida Keys residents' opinions on sea level rise.
Northwestern University
The second of three episodes, this podcast focuses on the economic impacts of sea level rise in the Florida Keys.
Northwestern University
The first of three episodes, this podcast focuses on what sea level rise looks like in the Florida Keys and how it is being addressed.
Alaska mountain landscape with glacier in foreground

We will need innovative thinking to keep beautiful glaciers like this one around. (Ashley Gallagher/George Washington University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
A team of engineers have big plans to prevent the collapse of the world's ice sheets — and it could be the largest civil engineering project ever attempted.
The George Washington University
A new idea to address the rise in sea level.
Northwestern University
Every August, hundreds of fishermen, boaters and spectators descend on the tiny village of Bath, Illinois for a weekend of fun — and to try to catch the most invasive Asian carp.
Storm surge

Storm surges during Hurricane Sandy. (Master Sgt. Mark Olsen/Flickr)

Rutgers University—New Brunswick
As coastal and inland communities alike grapple with the implications of costlier floods and a lack of flood-proof infrastructure, governments have increasingly turned to purchasing and vacating flood-prone properties.

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