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The 2010 Hurricane Season Begins with New Oil Spill Map

Today, of course, marks the start of the 2010 Hurricane Season. The good news: there don’t appear to be any storms yet. The bad news: the oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill continues to spread…

More Amazing Photos of the Pre-Spill Fire

We haven’t been able to verify who pulled this together (nor have we checked the accuracy of the text), but there are some amazing photos here (PDF, 1.3 MB). (If anybody knows who wrote this,…

New England Gets $1.4M for Better Coastal Flood Maps

A consortium of New England groups has received a $1.4 million grant to collect high-resolution topographical data for greatly improved flood risk maps, according to a press release from the University of New Hampshire. The…

Massachusetts CZM Launches New Coastal Landscaping Website

We all know that plants can help slow erosion and decrease storm damage while making your property look great. Unfortunately, finding plants that can survive the harsh coastal climate can be tricky — figuring out…

Sunday: Scheduled StormSmart Coasts Site Maintenance

Just a heads-up: we’ve got some exciting work to do on the StormSmart Coasts site. We think you’ll like the results, but in the meantime, we’re going to pull the site down for a few…

State Farm to Drop 125,000 Policies in Florida

Approximately 125,000 of State Farm’s “most vulnerable customers” in Florida should brace themselves to receive some potentially bad news: their policies with State Farm Insurance are being cancelled. MSNBC and others are reporting that State…

Two Communities on Two Coasts Move to Adapt to New Climates

Two new articles from two different areas on two different coasts. Both Neskowin, Oregon and the Norfolk-Virginia Beach metropolitan area are working to move beyond debating a changing climate to discussing what they’re going to…

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