Healthy seagrasses form underwater meadows teeming with fish and shellfish. A successful large-scale restoration project in Virginia could become a model for reseeding damaged seagrass beds worldwide.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~11 min
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Sea levels could be two metres higher by 2100. How will our relationship to the drowned coast change?
July 31, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new study estimates that mangroves prevent over $65 billion in damage from coastal storms every year, and says mangrove protection should be funded in the same way as infrastructure like seawalls.
March 10, 2020 • ~8 min
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Bangladesh is on the front lines of climate change, but factors including money, gender and religion make some Bangladeshis much more vulnerable than others. Can it find inclusive ways to cope?
Feb. 11, 2020 • ~8 min
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