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The Southern Environmental Law Center is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its summer decision to remove Clean Water Act protections from almost 600 acres of wetlands next to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
NOAA's latest report indicates it's likely coastal states are going to see at least 2 feet of sea-level rise between now and the end of the century.
Olive ridley sea turtles are constantly on the move, so protective zones should follow them
At the northeastern tip of the Grand Strand lies a hidden sanctuary — an undeveloped maritime forest and beach in an area where nearly every acre of oceanfront land has been converted to condominiums, hotels and residential subdivisions. The soon-to-be designated state heritage preserve is called Waties Island, a green oasis in a virtually unbroken, 50-mile-long wall of development.
The scene from the privately owned ridgelines just northwest of Malibu is of untrammeled coastline where natural forces continue to unfold: Fog lifts off steep slopes scented with coastal sage that haven’t changed since Chumash Indians roamed them centuries ago.
The Surfrider Foundation is a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s ocean, waves and beaches for all people through a powerful activist network.
Oceana says stopping new offshore drilling, along with other ocean-based solutions, can deliver nearly 40% of the global emission reductions needed to keep the planet from warming to catastrophic levels
All kinds of natural disasters — hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, wildfires, dangerous heat waves — pose substantial risks to older adults. Yet, not enough seniors prepare for these events in advance, and efforts to encourage them to do so have been largely unsuccessful.
Protection and restoration of coastal wetlands can help countries meet climate goals
Invasive species are driving biodiversity loss in the Pacific. Island nations can fight them, if the world helps.
Beach renourishment projects vital for Jersey Shore
Staten Island residents who sold their homes to the state as part of one of the country’s first major “managed retreats” were promised the land would be returned to nature. Instead, part of it is being turned into a soccer complex.
Efforts to protect the last undeveloped barrier island in Horry County at the eastern tip of South Carolina took a huge leap forward with two $500,000 donations to a new fund to protect land.
Martin Koehring, head of Economist Impact’s World Ocean Initiative, reports back from the Valuing Natural Capital Conference 2022 in Geneva, where he spoke about the importance of ocean ecosystems.
The Oregon Board of Forestry approved more than 100 changes to the Forest Practices Act at a special board meeting Wednesday.
An interview with Hari Balasubramanian as part of a series unraveling how investment in nature-based solutions delivers positive environmental, social and economic impacts, creating a better future for everyone.
Beaches decimated. Homes, businesses and lives destroyed. Boardwalks reduced to splinters — and a roller coaster plunged into the sea. A decade after Sandy made furious landfall at the Jersey Shore, the region is still feeling her effects. The story, and the legacy, in the words of the people who lived through it.
Marine animal rescuers are trialling different ways of freeing whales stuck in fishing gear off the West Australian coast in response to changing trends.
There are better ways to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands.
Two weeks ago, the Sentinel printed a story headlined: “California updates tsunami hazard maps for 7 counties.” These new maps were prepared by the California Geological Survey – as distinct from the U.S. Geological Survey — and include an update for Santa Cruz County.
Few people outside of Southwest Florida have heard Pine Island. Even fewer know about Bokeelia or Saint James City, the island’s two towns. And that’s OK.
CNN will once again use its platform to shine a light on the environmental emergencies facing our planet, as Call to Earth Day returns on Thursday November 3rd for a day of action.
One in every three American adults say they have been personally affected by an extreme weather event in the past two years, according to Gallup.
The waters surrounding the Mariana Islands have some of the highest levels of biodiversity in the United States.