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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...

Mapping the world’s ‘blue carbon’ hot spots in coastal mangrove forests

Robert Twilley, Louisiana State University and Andre Rovai, Louisiana State University Human actions have boosted carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere to levels...

Protecting wetlands helps communities reduce damage from hurricanes and storms

Siddharth Narayan, University of California, Santa Cruz and Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz 2017 was the worst year on record for hurricane damage...

Coastal protection on the edge: The challenge of preserving California’s legacy

Gary Griggs, University of California, Santa Cruz and Charles Lester, University of California, Santa Cruz The California coast is an edge. It’s the place where...

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On the Supreme Court, difficult nominations have led to historical injustices

Calvin Schermerhorn, Arizona State University Far from being unusual, the hurried and partisan Supreme Court confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh mirrors several notable examples of...