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Designing coastal waterfronts for South Florida’s wet future

Florida International University researchers look at nature as a role model to design coastal areas where humans can survive as 21st century sea levels rise.
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What’s really driving ‘climate gentrification’ in Miami? It isn’t fear of sea-level rise

Miami is often held up as an example of ‘climate gentrification.’ But a closer look finds a bigger driver of flashy new developments in low-income neighborhoods.
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Sea-level rise becoming a hazard for suburban South Florida neighborhoods far from ocean

Neighborhoods 20 miles inland are starting to feel the impact, as the Atlantic Ocean's higher elevation makes it harder for drainage canals to keep them dry.

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‘Now, it’s about elevation’: Buying a South Florida home in the era of sea level rise

In South Florida, top considerations for choosing a new home have shifted, thanks to climate change.
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King tides could bring flooding to South Florida

The National Weather Service in Miami is issuing a coastal flood statement as the new moon's proximity to Earth brings on another round of king tides.

How climate change impacts Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
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How climate change impacts Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Record temperatures pose many direct threats to human health and the environment in Australia. It has also fueled a crisis in the ocean.

'Sea-level rise won't affect my house' – even flood maps don't sway Florida coastal residents
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'Sea-level rise won't affect my house' – even flood maps don't sway Florida coastal residents

Can maps of people's flooded properties convince them that rising sea level is a threat?
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