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Sand. It’s one of the key components when it comes to good surf. And for anybody who’s spent time in the waters between Dana Point and San Onofre over the years, you’ve probably become acutely aware that there’s less sand on our beaches today than ever.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's oyster farmers, crabbers, shrimpers and anglers are nothing if not adaptable, producing millions of pounds of seafood annually, often in water that was dry land a generation ago. They've fought off a devastating oil spill, floods, changing markets and endless hurricanes just to stay in business.
BOSTON — Massachusetts is blessed with some of the country’s most beautiful beaches, but many of them are off-limits to the public.
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - Horry County leaders will consider revising the county’s flood ordinance to further protect life and property.
A legislative commission is looking at ways to reorganize Rhode Island’s lead agency for reviewing offshore wind projects and other coastal development proposals.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Four LA Sanitation and Environment stormwater capture projects were approved for funding this week by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Lobster fishing is no easy job: in fact, the physically-demanding profession is also one of the nation's most dangerous. Those factors, however, haven't stopped 101-year-old Virginia Oliver, a fisherwoman who has been honing her skill since she was just a child.
As storm-driven floodwaters rise along Boardwalk Road, emergency workers set up barriers to prevent people from trying to reach the beach in this Enterprise file photograph.
On an island shrinking from rising seas, Indigenous communities battle to save their historic land from coastal flooding.
The Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) has been awarded a $122,000 grant through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Marine Debris Program to assist coastal communities and Tribes in cleaning up the shorelines, harbors and nearshore waters of Lake Superior.
Policymakers urged to step up preparations for the next storm, and cut carbon emissions
On the southern end of Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes National Park has seen the water levels rise five feet since 2014, hastened by human-made structures and an increase in storms brought on by climate change.
The ConCom’s initial removal order in June came after a finding that the project has been in violation of its permit for a lack of sacrificial sand it’s required to dump on the project. Anticipating litigation from the SBPF, they voted Thursday for independent counsel. They had previously been denied independent counsel by the Select Board.
SARASOTA, Fla. - If you don't feel it in the air, signs on Manasota Beach warn of red tide.
Climate change was all over the news last month. Hurricane Ida hammered the Gulf Coast. A report from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that July was “Earth’s hottest month on record.” Fires and floods swept large areas around the world.
"Florida’s reliance on water cannot be overstated.”
The town will limit public beach parking on Broadway Street and North Shore Road for the next few weeks.
A dune restoration project is expected to start on this stretch of beach, placing tons of sand right where the wreck is.
A group of University of Miami graduate students created the blog "Seasoned Chaos" last year to help make sense of the complicated physics behind climate change.
HONOLULU — As visitors continue to fly to Hawaii and locals go about their business, state officials say the islands may need to go into lockdown if the surge in COVID-19 delta variant cases continue to rise.
The Housing Authority of San Luis Obispo is slated to received $2 million in federal money to support affordable housing at the five-story Anderson Hotel, which serves very low-income seniors and people with disabilities.
City to tackle urgent environmental and equity concerns with new approach to waterfront development.
The cost to fix flooding in Charleston has bloomed to some $3 billion in total, city officials say — a price tag for solutions from cleaning out plugged drainage systems to new, deep tunnels and a wall that could deflect hurricane waves from the downtown peninsula.
Farmers in the vast Everglades Agricultural Area in western Palm Beach County have again exceeded water quality standards by cutting harmful nutrients in field runoff by 59% – more than double what’s required by law.
There seems to be a yearly battle between North Carolina Highway 12 and storms.