coastal wetlands

Ecocentricity Blog: At the Beach

By: John A. Lanier
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Coastal habitat degradation is currently a contributor to global warming, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. If we prioritize the conservation, management, and regeneration of coastal ecosystems, we can turn that ship around.

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Coastal habitat degradation is currently a contributor to global warming, but it doesn’t have to stay that way. If we prioritize the conservation, management, and regeneration of coastal ecosystems, we can turn that ship around.

North Carolina Coastal Land Trust and Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Protect Historic Wetlands of the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary

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GREENVILLE, S.C., January 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A nearly 800-acre property in Bertie and Hertford Counties in North Carolina has been permanently conserved thanks to a purchase by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust, with assistance from The Enviva Forest Conservation Fund.

How One Community Kept a Hurricane at Bay

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is restoring coastal wetlands and dune habitats in Florida, thanks to grants from Wells Fargo and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
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When Hurricane Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys in 2017, many beaches were diminished by high winds and ocean activity. But when Irma struck Virginia Key, a barrier island in Miami, a dune replanted there by the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science — and more than 3,000 volunteers — kept out the surge.

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