Explore Sea Level Rise, North Carolina and more!

Hurricane Hermine hits on Florida, Kills 2

Water from Roanoke Sound pounds the Virginia Dare Trail in Manteo, N. 2016 as Tropical Storm Hermine passes the Outer Banks. Image: Tom Copeland/AP By Andrew UTC Post-Tropical Storm Hermine is poised to de

Sandy caused major changes to the east coast shorelines

Sandy caused major changes to the east coast shorelines

Fall Is in the Air, Part II - The Atlantic

Fall Is in the Air, Part II

Environmentalists and the DEC say Indian Point's Hudson River water intake system, which withdraws 2.5 billion gallons per day for plant cooling and discharges it still warm, kills about a billion fish, fish eggs, and larvae yearly, and want Entergy to install cooling towers but Entergy says that would cost $2 billion and take until 2029 whereas a Wedgewire screen system installed in three years at a cost of $250 milllion would protect the fish.

The projected path of Hurricane Sandy could impact as many as 26 nuclear plants. Arnie Gundersen, the chief engineer of energy consulting company Fairewinds Associates, warns of the dangers.

communications and ICT in disasters

Observations on Hurricane Sandy and Disaster Networks

Bloomberg's Hidden Legacy: Climate Change and the Future of New York City, Part 1 | InsideClimate News

Bloomberg's Hidden Legacy: Climate Change and the Future of New York City, Part 1

David LaCerte, Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs secretary.File photo  The head of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is not happy with the latest hire at New Orleans' $1 billion soon-to-be hospital for veterans. Secretary David LaCerte, appointed by Gov....

Designing an Upside-Down, Hurricane-Proof Hospital for New Orleans

Caroll, NH fall colors, The Atlantic

Photos of the Week: 10/22–10/28

Five years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed communities along the shore, some towns have used the rebuilding process as a time to reinvent themselves.

Not Your Mother’s Jersey Shore

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How to Hunt for Shark Teeth in Nags Head, North Carolina (my brother must have several shoe boxes full of shark's teeth he found when we were young(er)!

The ocean covers 80% of our world. It’s estimated that to date humans have explored less than 5 percent of the entire world’s water. Considering that for centuries travel by water was our primary mode of transportation over long distances, it’s reasonable to assume there are hundreds, maybe thousands of interesting things, treasures, and creatures …

Corsair - The submerged World War 2 plane ran out of fuel and the quick-thinking pilot changed trajectory and landed in the ocean. According to the story, the pilot was able to free himself from the plane before it sank and survived the crash.

Goldilocks Had It Right: How to Build Resilient Societies in the 21st Century

Sandy Second-Costliest Disaster Since Topped Only by Katrina

McCall Glacier melt, Alaska.  Left: July 1958. Right: August 14, 2003.

NASA's "Images Of Change" shows us the dramatic ways our planetary climate is shifting.

A rainbow rises from the mountains in the West Bank part of the Dead Sea, near the Israeli settlement of Ovnat, on January 28, 2017. The Atlantic

A Trip to the Dead Sea

Reactor 3 Nuclear Explosion at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

ABC: Fukushima 3 Exploded – Lies At Highest Levels – Plutonium Escaped

A bald eagle flies near a rainbow over Chilkoot Inlet near Haines, in southeastern Alaska, on October 6, 2014. The Atlantic

150 Years Ago Today, the U.S. Bought Alaska From Russia for $7.2 Million