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The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have awarded $9.6 million in grants to support the restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Floridians think 'natural infrastructure' is important.
Leon Panetta: ‘I don’t know if they would carpet bomb Yellowstone or Yosemite in order to deal with a mouse problem.’
The outcome of the battle to end the leases for the nearly 6,000 grazing cattle polluting Point Reyes National Seashore — the ecological heart of the protected 900-mile California coast — will have far-reaching impacts.
The Biden administration has proposed a 12.9 percent funding cut for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works program, prompting pushback from an influential Democratic ally.
Along the U.S. Pacific Coast, many estuaries are not permanently open to the ocean, but shift between open and closed states. A NCCOS-supported study tested the hypothesis that intermittently-closed estuary marshes are more resilient to sea-level rise than open-estuary marshes.
Kickoff of National Ocean Month - Where do we go from here? The Administration sets the course.
The 2021 Hurricane Season officially begins today, but one local town is getting help for a hurricane that impacted the region three years ago.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration put out a new Biological Opinion on May 27 that includes a framework to reduce the mortality and serious injury of North Atlantic right whales in federal fisheries by up to 87 percent in the next 10 years.
The Biden administration aims to sharpen the Army Corps of Engineers' mission to advance environmental justice and more aggressively tackle climate change.
The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season starts June 1 and runs through November 30, and the U.S. Geological Survey is prepared to provide science that can help guide efforts to protect lives and property if a major storm makes landfall this season.
The Biden administration aims to direct billions to pre-disaster planning. But is it enough?
Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a $3.4bn deal to restore the freshwater preserve and Biden has earmarked funds to help
Turbulent seas long have created problems for Cape Hatteras, a long barrier island off the North Carolina coast that is home to the country's first national seashore. Pounding waves and storm surge related to hurricanes and nor'easters shift beaches around, and even erase them.
Budget proposal promotes science to address climate change, support economic growth, and inform balanced decisions regarding resources
U.S. government attorneys are defending a decision made during the Trump administration to approve a major oil project on Alaska’s North Slope. Critics say the action flies in the face of President Joe Biden’s pledges to address climate change.
NCCOS-funded researchers from six institutions report on insights and lessons learned from stakeholder engagement.
SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Four months after first hearing federal funds for shoreline protection operations would not be available to New Hanover County, area officials are still in the process of diagnosing what went wrong and scrapping for replacement funds.
JUNEAU — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Thursday it could take more than a year to weigh an appeal by a developer seeking to build a copper and gold mine in a region that supports the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery.
Experts worry that some federal disaster aid is creating perverse incentives for cities and states.
NOAA’s outlook calls for a 60% chance of an above-average season with 13 to 20 named storms. The average for a season is 14 named storms.
Flood insurance is designed to help protect families from bankruptcy when disaster strikes. However, a new policy being rushed into place by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) threatens to transform the National Flood Insurance Program from a financial lifeline into a crippling financial burden for thousands of low-income families in coastal cities.
As it enters the Yurok Reservation, the Lower Klamath River is as picturesque as it gets. Clear water rushes over gentle rapids, framed by verdant hills and a cerulean sky. An untrained eye would never notice the devastation beneath the surface — save for the tiny fish floating lifeless in the water.
Business leaders who want to prepare for a crisis or update their crisis management plans could learn a lot from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and other mid-Atlantic governors and leaders recently submitted this letter to Congress seeking funding for Chesapeake Bay restoration.