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Hawaii & Alaska
Mo‘omomi Preserve on the north coast of the Hawaiian island of Moloka‘i protects a dune ecosystem that boasts rare coastal species. Photo by Douglas Peebles Photography/Alamy Stock Photo

HI - Life in the Last Dunes of Hawai‘i

Kingsland, Georgia, resident Ashley Cooper-Heath lives right on the St. Mary's river. Her septic tank and those of her neighbors were mapped through the Marex program and identified at risk for possible groundwater contamination.

GA - UGA helps communities avert public health crisis

Great Lakes
Neighboring dunes in the Otindag dune field in northern China can remain stable in what appear to be opposing states -- bare and active sand or stabilized by plant cover -- due to subtle, hyper-local differences. Credit: Joe Mason

WI - Complex local conditions keep fields of dunes from going active all at once

Sandprawns are renowned burrowers that can dig several metres deep into the ocean floor. Photo Charles Griffiths.

South Africa - Humble sandprawn: a champion water filterer

Schematic diagram of the major wind-driven ocean circulation (black arrows) and their movement (white arrows) under global warming. Credit: Hu Yang, Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

Ocean Gyres Moving Towards the Poles