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Who owns the beach? It depends on state law and tide...

Thomas Ankersen, University of Florida As Americans flock to beaches this summer, their toes are sinking into some of...

High-tide flood risk is accelerating, putting coastal economies at risk

Renee Collini, Mississippi State University As sea level rises, it can be easy to miss the subtlety of higher...

Restoring seagrasses can bring coastal bays back to life

Robert J. Orth, Virginia Institute of Marine Science; Jonathan Lefcheck, Smithsonian Institution, and Karen McGlathery, University of Virginia A century ago Virginia’s coastal lagoons were...

Protecting mangroves can prevent billions of dollars in global flooding damage...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz and Pelayo Menéndez, University of California, Santa Cruz Hurricanes and tropical storms are estimated to cost the U.S....

Why are Atlantic and Gulf coast property owners building back bigger...

Eli Lazarus, University of Southampton and Evan B. Goldstein, University of North Carolina – Greensboro U.S. coastal counties are densely populated and extensively developed. They...

Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year –...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz The news is grim: According to a report compiled by hundreds of scientists from 50 countries, Earth is...

Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year –...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz The news is grim: According to a report compiled by hundreds of scientists from 50 countries, Earth is...

Protecting the world’s wetlands: 5 essential reads

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation World Wetlands Day on Feb. 2 marks the date when 18 nations signed the Convention on Wetlands in 1971, in the...

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Congress lifts long-standing ban on Pell grants to people in prison

Andrea Cantora, University of Baltimore When Congress decided in 1994 to ban federal student aid for people behind bars, it was part of a wider...