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URGENT! The Battle for South Florida...

Sea level change is not just an issue for Florida. Some estimates have as much as 40% of the current U.S. population in direct harm from changing seas over the next 50 years. 171 more words


Full Moons, King Tides, and Why We Should Give a Damn

A couple of nights ago, I carried a beer outside with me and walked around in the moonlight for a long time. I strolled down the empty, light-dappled road, admiring how the moon flared in the mossy branches above me. 1,090 more words

Natural History

German Climate Meeting 2015

At the end of September the 10th edition of the German Climate Meeting (DKT) took place in Hamburg, which also commemorate its 25th year of existence. 374 more words


Under pressure, Miami-Dade gets new climate-change chief

So, Miami-Dade is finally getting on the climate change train. But, does a Climate Change Chief really deserve a $170,000 salary?? I guess that is to TBD.  144 more words


How big is a glacier?

This question is similar to asking, “How long is a piece of string?”, because the answer is: “It depends”.  Glaciers are masses of ice that flow slowly under their own weight and persist year to year, so the snow bank remnants around New England are not glaciers.  137 more words


Report on Coastal Storm and Flood Risk in the US North Atlantic Region

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced in a press release that it has just released the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (NACCS). The report brought together experts from Federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations and academia, to assess the flood risks facing coastal communities and ecosystems and collaboratively develop a coastal storm risk management framework to address increasing risks, which are driven in part by increased frequency and intensity of storm events and rising sea levels due to a changing climate. 49 more words


Join us on our Kailua Ahupua'a Geology Tour, Sat. Oct. 11, 2014

Kailua Ahupua’a Geology Tour, Sat. Oct. 11, 2014

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A geology tour of the Kailua Ahupua’a, including Kawainui Marsh will be conducted on… 155 more words