hurricanes

Stormy Skies in a Changing Climate

Increased Flooding According to the U.S. National Climate Assessment, the amount of rain falling in powerful downpour events has been significantly above average since 1991. Further, sea-level rise has worsened the …

Resilience Allies, Tell Us Your Stories!

Floods, hurricanes, and severe coastal storms pose increasing risk to people and wildlife living along the thousands of miles of America’s coasts and rivers — but ecological solutions that safeguard …

The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather like Hurricane Sandy

One year ago, Hurricane Sandy, the second costliest hurricane in American history, made landfall on the East Coast. Twelve months later, the images of demolished landscapes and neighborhoods are still …

Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy – A Blueprint for a Better Future for People and Wildlife

While I was enjoying my August beach vacation, the federal government was releasing its plan for rebuilding the New York City metro area and the New Jersey shore in the …

Paradise Found: 3 Reasons to Restore the Gulf

Small Company, Big Impact

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife

East Coast Faces Monstrous Halloween Hurricane: How is Climate Change Fueling Sandy?

As Hurricane Sandy barrels up the East Coast, forecasters are giving it nicknames that sound like the title of a disaster movie: Frankenstorm. The Perfect Storm II. All point to …

Joe's Camp

Surveying Hurricane Isaac’s Impacts

Story and photos by Jared Serigné. The Delacroix Island where my grandfather was raised will never exist again. I’m okay with that. I’ve come to terms with it. I love …

Dreading the End of Summer

As the pool closes and we start getting ready for another school year, my spirits are sagging. At first I thought it was just feeling wistful that another summer is …

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