Four people dressed for winter weather stand on a wet beach in front of a row of homes
June 22, 2020

Volunteers in three states are recording changes to their local beaches, information that's vital to protecting and restoring their seashores. 

June 15, 2020

May 2020 tied with May 2016 as the warmest May on record for the globe, continuing 2020’s streak of having every single month either be the warmest or second-warmest month on record

Map of Gulf of Mexico showing swirls of chlorophyll in the surface waters from May 20–25, 2019
June 18, 2019

The devastating floods in the Missouri and Mississippi basins aren't the end of the problems caused by the wet spring in 2019. Fertilizer overload from high river runoff is forecast to lead to a very large dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico later this summer. 

Photo of a pier on Albermarle Sound at sunset
May 21, 2019

In North Carolina's Outer Banks, the coastal Town of Nags Head is vulnerable to flooding from heavy rain events, hurricanes, tropical storms, nor’easters, and storm surge. To add insult to injury, vulnerability is increasing with sea level rise. Town managers and residents recognized the need to build the town's resilience and moved forward to prioritize and plan.

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