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NOAA: Protecting Georgia’s Coast with Oyster Reefs

8/5/2022 - By NOAA. Two projects assisting oyster reef habitat restoration that will protect Georgia’s saltwater marshes and coastline. With a depleting shoreline and rising sea levels, scientists in coastal Georgia have been looking to further protect their shorelines with the restoration of oyster reef habitats. Restoring oyster reef habitats has been… SEE MORE
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More Extreme Rainfall Predicted for the Future

7/29/2022 - Researchers say some climate models are underestimating future floods. Joshua Studholme was finishing his doctoral program in physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University when his thesis advisor told him a story about Queen Victoria, the monarch who ruled the British Empire for the better part of the 19th century. The… SEE MORE
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How Scientists Are Working to Restore Kelp Forests

7/15/2022 - By Elizabeth Devitt. Hidden beneath the waterline, the world’s kelp forests grow along more than one-quarter of all seacoasts, supporting a richness of biodiversity that naturalist Charles Darwin believed could rival that of tropical rainforests. But also unseen, these critical habitats are vanishing due to warming ocean currents, pollution, overharvesting… SEE MORE