coastal erosion

Mark Tercek is President and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature's Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek
Wenceslaus Billiot stands on his front porch on the Isle de Jean Charles in Terrebonne Parish.
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Our deltas are literally sinking, shrinking and in grave a peril, and some may not survive in the coming years. This will impact millions of people, major food producing regions as well as valuable ecosystems.
Greenberg said public support for mitigation efforts has likely increased because of the recent storms. But as time passes
According to a recent report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the United States is losing coastal
"Future climate change may also lead to sea level rise which could lead to more frequent and extensive flooding," the plan
In the meantime, the absence of a comprehensive coastal erosion policy has created a recurring sequence of events. Homes
Being a farmer has never been easy. But it gets even harder when fields flood with salt water.
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Waves are shown pounding against the sandbagged seawall in Kivalina, Alaska, Thursday, in this Sept. 13, 2007 file photo
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In light of all the recent developments the Obama administration has an unique opportunity, a turning point.
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