Previous Coasts and Environmental Justice

One Year After Loss Of Wetlands Protection: Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency 06-14-24

NC Bill Threatens Historic Coastal Areas, Including a Native American Burial Site 06-14-24

The Homeowner Mutiny Leaving Florida Cities Defenseless Against Hurricanes 06-04-24

Stormwater Hits D.C.’s Poorest Neighborhoods Hardest, UMD Study Finds 06-03-24

Rodanthe House 6th in 4 Years to Collapse Into Atlantic 05-28-24

Rachel Carson Reserve: Beaufort’s Barrier to Raging Storms 05-22-24

Sugarloaf Island Hybrid Restoration Project Sees Progress 05-15-24

Change in Federal Protections for Wetlands Poses Resilience Challenge for States 05-08-24

‘Save Our Sand Dunes’ Recalls Fight to Save Jockey’s Ridge 04-26-24

Coastal Restoration: Recycled Shells and Millions of Larvae — A Recipe for Renewed Oyster Reefs 04-03-24

Saving Salt Marsh a Team Sport 03-24-24

Academy Aims to Make Living Shorelines More Accessible 03-22-24

New Lake Will Fuel Petrochemical Expansion on Texas Coast 03-08-24

How a Northwest Tribe is Escaping a Rising Ocean 02-19-24

A ‘collapse’ is Looming For Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands, Scientists Say 02-15-24

The East Coast’s Slow Descent Into the Ocean Intensifies Threats From Sea Level Rise 02-14-24

5 Ways the Ocean Justice Strategy Will Improve Conservation 02-05-24

‘Pineapple Expresses’ and Rising Seas Are Battering California’s Piers, Threatening Iconic Landmarks 02-02-24

How to Love an Oyster 01-09-24

Galveston Nonprofit Acquires 63 Acres to Protect Some Threatened Island Habitats 01-05-24

No more beachfront homes? New state regs could limit coastal development 01-02-24


The Future of Coastal NC Wetlands 12-26-23

Native Hawaiian Environmental Activists and Greenpeace USA Protest for Ban on Deep Sea Mining 12-14-23

A Breakthrough For Oceans: Scaling Nature-based Solutions For Ocean-based Climate Policy at COP28 12-09-23

How much carbon can oysters store? Scientists are trying to find out. 12-07-23

Grant Could Spur Coastal Eco-tech Hub Similar to Triangle 12-04-23

NFWF and NOAA Announce $144 Million in Grants to Support Coastal Resilience Projects 11-29-23

Last of the Reef Netters: Decline of an Indigenous, Sustainable Salmon Fishery 11-21-23

Ride the Wave of Ocean Conservation With Local Nonprofit Connecting Kids to Their Environment 11-11-23

The Mississippi Is Losing Its Fight With the Ocean 10-11-23

Extreme Heat Is Taking a Toll in This Florida Bay 10-10-23

Decades of Water Quality Safeguards Erased, Advocates Say 09-06-23

New Federal Rule Puts 2.5 Million Acres of Wetlands in Peril 09-01-23

Tribal Management Proposed for Chumash Marine Sanctuary 08-27-23

As Japan Releases Fukushima Wastewater Into the Ocean, Pacific Islanders Are Reminded of a Never-ending Nuclear Legacy 08-24-23

Ode to the Salt Marsh: Paddling the Waters Less Traveled 07-05-23

Billions of Snow Crabs Are Missing. A Remote Alaskan Village Depends on the Harvest to Survive. 07-05-23

State Has $47M For Hurricane-impacted Residents 05-17-23

Record Flooding Destroys Homes and Prompts Evacuations in Southwest and Interior Alaska 05-15-23

As California Attempts a ‘managed retreat,’ Coastal Homeowners Sue to Stay 05-10-23

Flooding study reveals factors NOAA forecasts don’t include 05-01-23

Seas Have Drastically Risen Along Southern U.S. Coast in Past Decade 04-10-23

Miami and New Orleans Face Greater Sea-level Threat Than Already Feared 04-10-23

Recovery, Resilience, and Coexistence: Nature-based Solutions on the Coast 02-10-23

Cape Fear River Ghost Trees: What Stories Could They Speak? 02-01-23

Surrendering to Sweet Black Water: Exploring the Roanoke 01-23-23


Coastal Restoration Firms Show Off Living Shoreline Tech 12-16-22

Once Overlooked, Latinos are Emerging as Passionate Allies for Ocean Conservation 12-15-23

The Federal Program to Rebuild After Hurricane Katrina Shortchanged the Poor. New Data Proves It. 12-11-22

Shrimpers Join Environmentalists in Protest of LNG Terminal Expansions 11-10-22

How Sea Level Rise Contributes to Billions in Extra Damage During Hurricanes 10-27-22

Hurricane Ian Was a Powerful Storm. Real Estate Developers Made it a Catastrophe. 09-30-22

Billions in Climate Deal Funding Could Help Protect U.S. Coastal Cities 09-20-22

As Rising Seas Swamp South Carolina’s Shores, Some Coastal Communities Are Left Unprotected 08-15-22

Swamps Can Protect Against Climate Change, If We Only Let Them 07-04-22

Coastal Gentrification in Puerto Rico is Displacing People and Damaging Mangroves and Wetlands 06-16-22

FEMA’s New Flood Insurance System is Sinking Waterfront Homeowners. That Might Be the Point. 04-20-22

UNCW event examines history of environmental injustice 03-01-22


Indigenous Voices: Discover the beauty of Nanjemoy Creek 12-31-21

NC’s Updated Coastal Habitat Plan Focuses on Seagrass, Local Solutions 12-15-21

The Lobster Trap 12-12-21

How a Native American Tribe on Long Island is Losing Its Land to Rising Seas 12-05-21


Group Petitions Allegheny National Forest to Ban Bikes on Non-Motorized Trails 11-23-21

Estuaries, though small, have huge economic impact: report 11-16-21

Barely a cloud in the sky and Portland, Maine, is flooding 11-14-21

Left Behind By the Hurricanes 11-13-21

Communities consider ‘managed retreat’ from climate change 11-12-21

Town creates fund for UNCW’s study of living shoreline 11-08-21

Changes to land from coastal storms can enhance habitat 10-13-21

What no one is talking about in the wake of hurricanes and oil spills 10-07-21

FEMA’s New Flood Insurance Plan is Drawing the Battle Lines Over Climate Adaptation 10-01-21

Updated plan details human, climate damage to wetlands 09-30-21

The time to protect our ocean and Great Lakes is now — are you in? 09-26-21

The Cost of Insuring Expensive Waterfront Homes Is About to Skyrocket 09-24-21

Louisiana’s Native Tribes Were Crushed by Hurricane Ida. They Feel Forgotten. 09-21-21

Beyond Science: Art and the Environment 08-23-21

The Long, Slow Drowning of the New Jersey Shore 08-12-21

50% of Salt Marshes at Risk of Destruction, Gullah/Geechee Nation Fights Back 07-20-21

‘The real damage’ 07-11-21

Commentary: Does the Corps adequately protect the coast? 07-08-21

NC riverkeepers cry foul over state’s farm law 07-07-21

A Watershed Moment: How Boston’s Charles River Went From Polluted to Pristine 06-30-21

For flood-prone cities, seawalls raise as many questions as they answer 06-23-21

The ocean is coming.’ A chieftess sees her islands sink 06-16-21

Reopening Lincoln Beach: New Orleans Activists, Officials Working To Revive Once Popular Black Beach 06-08-21

Waiting for the Elvers 05-13-21

Along Southeast Coast, Plan to Protect 1 Million Acres of Salt Marsh Draws Broad Support 04-28-21

‘Ghost’ Forest Expansion Rate Alarming: Study 04-16-21

Retreat from Coastlines? Politicians Don’t Want to TalkAbout It. 04-08-21

Duke researcher identifies another devastating impact of rising oceans 04-07-21

FEMA Announces Flood Insurance Rate Changes to Improve Equitability 04-05-21

Atlantic Coast Sea Levels Are Rising at Fastest Rate in 2,000 Years, Study Finds 03-26-21

Audubon at Sea 03-23-21

Wetlands Can Help Prevent Property Damage and Save Lives During Floods 03-22-21

Region Eyes Ecotourism as Key to Adaptation 03-22-21

California has a new idea for homes at risk from rising seas: Buy, rent, retreat 03-21-21

Inside FEMA, a reckoning on race and flooded mansions 03-15-21

Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea? 03-14-21

Big Step Forward for $50 Billion Plan to Save Louisiana Coast 03-05-21

North Carolina Plans For Green-Infrastructure To Counter Storms 03-05-21

Miami Says It Can Adapt to Rising Seas. Not Everyone Is Convinced. 03-02-21

The unsung hero who saved a Florida beach 02-19-21

Sea Level Rising More Rapidly: ‘Report Cards’ 02-17-21

After Travels West, NC’s Coast Beckons 02-12-21

Teen SCUBAnauts Dive into Oceanography 02-10-21

How to Save Saltwater Wetlands From Rising Seas 02-08-21

Hawaii’s Beaches Are Disappearing. New Legislation Could Help … if It’s Enforced. 02-07-21

Fact Sheet: How Can Revolving Loan Funds Make Our Coasts More Resilient? 01-21-21

Hog farm that spilled 1 million gallons of feces, urine into waterways had been warned of lagoon problems 01-12-21

Rising Salt Water Claiming America’s Coastal Farms 01-05-21

Losing Ground: Climate Change Is Altering the Rules of Ecosystem Hierarchy 01-01-21


Rising seas: California’s affordable housing faces worse floods 12-03-20

College Shoreline Restoration Work Begins 10-26-20

Protection for the Rich, Retreat for the Poor 10-14-20

After Storms, They Built Higher. They Dread Doing It Again. 09-23-20

Connecting Fishermen with Hungry Communities Can also Benefit Local Food Systems 09-15-20

Duke researchers: We must protect meat packing workers to combat community spread of COVID-19? 08-31-20

51 Years Later, the Cuyahoga River Burns Again 08-28-20

Miami-Dade wants mangroves and islands as storm protection instead of 10-foot walls 08-21-20

Some California cities think they’re safe from sea level rise. They’re not, new data show 08-17-20

Covid Killed New York’s Coastal Resilience Bill, and People of Color Could Bear Much of the Cost 08-16-20

On the Shores of Cape Cod, Where the Oyster is Their World 08-10-20

Ocean Justice: Where Social Equity and the Climate Fight Intersect 07-16-20

With Sea Level Rise, High-tide Flooding Spikes Along U.S. Coasts 07-15-20

New Red Algae Are Threatening Hawaii’s Coral Reefs, Scientists Say 07-08-20

New Data Reveals Hidden Flood Risk Across America 06-29-20

Sea-level Rise Likely to Swallow Many Coastal Mangrove Forests 06-10-20