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A turning point for estuaries worldwide

As estuarine barriers are built in response to sea level rise, flooding, and salinization, more research is needed to better understand their implications for human activities and ecosystems.
Dutch peat dikes at risk from heat & drought

Dry, hot summers put Dutch dikes at risk | Europe

Often made of peat, dike walls are more likely to dry out and become unstable due to lack of rain. After weeks of drought and intense summer heat, the Netherlands has declared a state of emergency.
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Salt scourge: The dual threat of warming and rising salinity

Salt scourge: The dual threat of warming and rising salinity

As rising seas increase saltwater intrusion and soaring temperatures cause greater evaporation, scientists say that the mounting levels of salt in waters and in soils pose a major climate-related danger and could become a leading cause of climate migration.

Maya Lin to conjure dying trees to make a point
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Maya Lin to conjure dying trees to make a point

Her public art installation at Madison Square Park, opening in June, will focus on the so-called ghost forests that have died off because of climate change.
What can we do about salinization of soils?
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What can we do about salinization of soils?

Ensia is a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. Published by the Institute on the Environment.
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Within decades, floods may render much of Marshall Islands uninhabitable
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Within decades, floods may render much of Marshall Islands uninhabitable

Wave-induced floods—abetted by rising seas—could ruin the water supplies of thousands of islands, a new study claims.
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