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At the western edge of Europe lie two little islands with a complex past.
The NIOT crew undertook a gruelling voyage onboard research vessel ORV Sagar Nidhi, traversing 1,700 nautical miles (about 3,000 km) to execute the complex mission.
You’ve probably heard about the plans to build a six-mile, $6 billion wall across Biscayne Bay and downtown Miami to protect the city from a massive hurricane storm surge.
Growing up in the 1970s and ’80s across the Seekonk and Providence rivers in Rhode Island’s capital, John Torgan spent plenty of time exploring the state’s urban shoreline.
Earlier this month, the city of Miami released a draft version of its comprehensive plan to combat the effects of climate change.
Ship stationed in Naples will host 14 researchers, ready in 2022
All the battery metals we need to power a billion electric vehicles could be lying on the floor of the Pacific Ocean — but collecting them and turning them into EV batteries is a major challenge.
Coastal communities across the world are increasingly facing up to the huge threats posed by a combination of extreme storms and predicted rises in sea levels as a result of global climate change.
Survey respondents reported spending $878 million USD over past two years to respond to coastal challenges; Mayors urgently call on Congress to include needed funds in the upcoming infrastructure package.
Most of the Mississippi River’s land-building ingredients never make it to the marsh
AUGUSTA — A bill signed by Governor Janet Mills last month requires several state agencies to review the rules and laws they administer and report back in January on any prospective changes that might be needed to incorporate consideration of 1.5 feet of relative sea level rise by 2050 and 4 feet by 2100.
As more and more people move to the coast, there is a constant struggle between development and protecting our coastal environment.
Roads, bridges, pipelines, and other types of infrastructure in Alaska and elsewhere in the Arctic will deteriorate faster than expected due to a failure by planners to account for the structures’ impact on adjacent permafrost, researchers have found.
“Until we change the movement of the planets, this is going to always be a project,” said Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber of the renourishment of the city’s beaches to begin this fall.
Dare County has asked to dredge 1 million cubic yards of beach quality sediment from two offshore borrow sites to nourish about 2.5 miles of oceanfront shoreline in the village of Avon.
The tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru has notified a U.N. body of plans to start deep-sea mining, giving the International Seabed Authority (ISA) two years to complete long-running talks on rules governing the new and controversial industry.
This week’s storm that pushed up a wave nearly 15 metres high in Cook Strait also provided an opportunity to test the predictive abilities of a new model developed to predict inundation along the Wellington coastline.
EMERALD ISLE — The Carteret County Beach Commission unanimously agreed Monday to let beach engineering firm Moffatt & Nichol develop a fee estimate and proposed contract for a study to look for additional sand that could be used in future nourishment projects on Bogue Banks.
Meet the Ike Dike, the wall Texas must build.
Some residents are wary of the $1.45 billion system of seawalls and floodgates that will elevate the East River Park and protect 110,000 New Yorkers from coastal storms and flooding.
It cost $3.5 million to get sand offshore to put on the beach between Kuhio Beach Park and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in a project completed last month.
As Charleston works with the Army Corps of Engineers on a plan to protect the city’s historic peninsula from future storm surges, there remains significant unease about the project, even beyond the city’s 35% share of the projected $1.5 billion price tag