hurricanes

Protecting the Coast, Providing Wildlife Habitat: Pensacola’s Project GreenShores

How can communities best protect themselves against hurricanes and storms? Two decades ago the City of Pensacola, Florida began Project GreenShores, an effort to better protect its downtown by mimicking …

Hurricane Irma: Impacts on Florida Wildlife & Habitat

As every Gulf Coast resident knows, hurricanes are natural events. In Florida, we joke that there really are only two seasons – tourist season and hurricane season. Native wildlife species …

Harvey: With Climate Change, Unprecedented is the New Normal for Wildlife

The word unprecedented is being thrown around a lot these days.  After Hurricane Harvey battered Texas with record rains and as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida and the Caribbean, …

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!

The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather like Hurricane…

Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy – A Blueprint for a Better…

Paradise Found: 3 Reasons to Restore the Gulf

The Gulf Coast is a real-life paradise. Its denizens enjoy mild weather, great seafood, sea-view sunsets and award-winning beaches. As the saying goes, though, “Every rose has its thorns.” For …

Small Company, Big Impact

Superstorm Sandy was indeed a very big storm, caused a large amount of destruction and affected millions of people, everything about it was big. On May 17, 2013 a small …

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on Fish and Wildlife

Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the East Coast this week and due to its unusual West-turning track, it came ashore midway in the eastern “Megalopolis” with its 65 million people.  Virginia …

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