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January 25, 2019

“What they don’t want is a peninsula filled with homes on stilts.” It is no secret that the current federal government in the United States is essentially igno

December 15, 2018

Keeping History Above Water—"the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional

November 21, 2017

“But after enduring for millennia, these archaeological sites – along with many others from Easter Island to Jamestown – are facing an existential threat from climate change.”

The Boston Harbor Islands off the coast of eastern Massachusetts were once drumlins—glacially...

November 13, 2017

Keeping History Above Water—"the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional ways of life"

The Boston Harbor Islands off the coast of eastern Massachusetts were once drumlins—glacially for...

September 16, 2017

When Central Park was created in New York City in 1857, the parks landscape designers—Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux—chose the picturesque style popular in England at the time for country estates. Subsequently, the development of a conservation ethic during the...

September 14, 2017

St. Augustine, Florida, is known as the oldest continually inhabited European settlement in the continental United States. Situated on the Atlantic Coast at an outlet of the Matanzas River, the city was founded by Spanish Admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés in 1565. The h...

August 24, 2017

The US federal government is the largest landowner in Alaska, controlling some 60% of the total land area, or 220 million acres of land. About half of this land is controlled by the National Park Service and US Fish and Wildlife Service.


For example, the Yukon Delta Na...

August 11, 2017

The sea that made Charleston such an important economic and historic force in US history may cause its demise as well. Charles Town was founded as British colonial town in 1670 at the mouth of the Cooper and Ashley rivers where they empty into what became known as Char...

August 5, 2017

One of the most visible physical effects of the global warming is glacial melting across the planet. While one of the most significant impacts will be the rise in sea levels, inundating coastal cities and island nations, one lesser known impact is the revelations of an...

July 23, 2017

Glacier National Park, located in Montana on the United States’ border with Canada, is a fitting focal point for public campaigns regarding climate change. The park, which was established in 1910, encompasses more than 1 million acres across two mountain ranges and con...

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