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Eight excellent books on sea level rise risk for U.S. cities

If you live in or are considering moving to Miami, Charleston, Houston, New Orleans, New York City, Norfolk, the Florida Keys, or coastal New Jersey, you should read these sea level rise books.

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Rising oceans and the future of the Florida Keys

There’s no doubt that newer homes in the Florida Keys are more likely to survive a hurricane's winds and even storm surge, but the existential threat is the rising ocean.

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Human-caused climate change and pollution devastating Florida ecosystems

Warming waters and pollutants are destroying the habitats of manatees, fish and coral in and around the state of Florida.

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In Florida Keys, a controversial project releases genetically modified mosquitoes

A “death mechanism” built into the insects is meant to prevent viable female offspring resulting from the mating, according to the British biotech company conducting the trial.
Miami says it can adapt to rising seas. Not everyone is convinced
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Miami says it can adapt to rising seas. Not everyone is convinced

Officials have a new plan to manage rising water. Succeed or fail, it will very likely become a case study for other cities facing climate threats.
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Florida sees signals of a climate-driven housing crisis

Home sales in areas most vulnerable to sea-level rise began falling around 2013, researchers found. Now, prices are following a similar downward path.
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Mote Marine scientists observe lab-grown coral spawning in the wild

Days after scientists with Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium showed that lab-grown coral was gravid, they document its spawning in the wild.
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