Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

NOAA Study Assesses Vulnerability of Coastal Habitats to Climate Change in the NE

1/3/2022 - NOAA Fisheries and partners assessed the vulnerability of marine, estuarine, and riverine habitats in the Northeast United States to climate change. The findings were recently published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE. We found salt marshes, shellfish reefs, deep-sea corals, seagrasses, kelp, and intertidal habitats to be among the most vulnerable. The… SEE MORE
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Sea Level Rise Now: An Interview with William Shatner and John Englander

11/2/2021 - On November 17th from 1-4pm (EST), US Harbors will be hosting a free, online conference for coastal communities to discuss rising sea levels. Our speakers include John Englander, Renee Collini and David Wolcott. Please click below to register for Rising with the Tide: Keeping Our Communities Above Water CLICK TO… SEE MORE

Climate Change Reshaped Earth with Extreme Weather this Year

10/30/2021 - By Seth Borenstein. Fires raged. Rivers flooded. Ice melted. Droughts baked. Storms brewed. Temperatures soared. And people died. Climate change in 2021 reshaped life on planet Earth through extreme weather. World leaders are gathering in Scotland to try to accelerate the fight to curb climate change. So far, it’s not… SEE MORE
The first of March brought a fresh batch of snow to the shores of Ripley Neck in Harrington.

Forecasters Predict Warmer Winter for Two-thirds of US

10/24/2021 - By Emma H. Tobin. NEW YORK (AP) — Expect a drier, warmer winter down south and a wetter winter up north, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. The National Weather Service predicted two-thirds of the U.S. will see above average temperatures from December through February, while the Pacific Northwest and southern… SEE MORE