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Saving Beaches is Costly: But Doing Nothing is Not an Option

8/19/2022 - By Flagler Live. The Flagler County Commission will soon take over all 18 miles of beaches to manage them, and save them. An ordinance is in the works to essentially surrender Flagler Beach’s portion to the county. But saving them will be exorbitantly expensive: think $5 million to $13 million… SEE MORE
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Extreme Heat Uncovers Lost Villages, Ancient Ruins and Shipwrecks

8/17/2022 - By Kevin Simauchi. In an eerie twist, volatile weather and heat-induced drought are unearthing glimpses of lost archaeological treasures and forgotten history. Extreme heat this year has triggered wildfires, drought and melting glaciers. Less expectedly, it’s also revealed some weird and dark things about our past—shipwrecks, corpses, ghost villages, ornamental… SEE MORE
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Record Amount Of Seaweed In The Caribbean

8/5/2022 - By Dánica Coto. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Near-record amounts of seaweed are smothering Caribbean coasts from Puerto Rico to Barbados, killing fish and other wildlife, choking tourism and releasing stinky, noxious gases. More than 24 million tons of sargassum blanketed the Atlantic in June, shattering the all-time record,… SEE MORE
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NOAA Launches Heat.gov Website

7/26/2022 - By NOAA Yesterday, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System (NIHHIS) announced Heat.gov, a new website to provide the public and decision-makers with clear, timely and science-based information to understand and reduce the health risks of extreme heat. Heat.gov will provide a one-stop hub on heat and health for the nation… SEE MORE
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Learn About Our Presenters… “Rising with the Tide: Keeping Our Communities Above Water”

11/14/2021 - Our free online conference for Coastal Communities is this Wednesday, Nov 17th. Learn more about our presenters, and join us!  PRESENTERS INCLUDE: Senator Angus King Since 2013, Senator King has served as Maine’s first Independent United States Senator. He's strong believer in the need for greater bipartisan dialogue and relationship building, and… SEE MORE