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‘The wildlife that has come is phenomenal’: the UK farmers holding off floods the natural way

Planting trees, creating floodplains and rewilding rivers are among the new techniques being used to adapt to a heating climate.

Chesapeake Bay restoration goals

Can the latest $10 million in EPA grants make a  difference in achieving Chesapeake Bay restoration goals?

Environmental advocates welcomed the latest funding but said restoration of the bay depends even more upon enforcement of the Clean Water Act and better management of excess nutrients from agricultural runoff and stormwater.

Maryland governor & Chesapeake Bay policy

Accepting leadership gavel, Maryland governor vows new approach toward Bay

Taking the helm of the policy-making body overseeing the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort, Maryland Gov. Wes Moore called for the federal government and states in the Bay region to dramatically redefine the focus and goals of the 40-year-old partnership.

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A ‘green’ roof adds insulation and helps manage storm water runoff

A family installed an eco-friendly roof filled with chives, succulents and other plants to manage storm water runoff and add insulation.
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Why rain is getting fiercer on a warming planet

Extreme rain is getting more extreme as temperatures rise. That may seem counterintuitive, but the underlying physics is crystal clear.
U.S. housing crisis thwarts recruitment for nature-based infrastructure projects

U.S. housing crisis thwarts recruitment for nature-based infrastructure projects

Even when the funding is lined up for green restoration efforts in northern Wisconsin, a lack of affordable housing makes it hard to attract workers and get started.

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Babcock Ranch: Florida's first hurricane-proof town

Florida's Babcock Ranch was built to survive a storm. Hurricane Ian was the town's first test. Incredibly, the community weathered the storm – emerging almost unscathed.
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