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Wetlands preserve way of life in South Bay town

December 19, 2012 by Claire Schoen

On the southern end of the San Francisco Bay, the Mexican-American community in the tiny hamlet of Alviso is realizing that wetlands may be needed to keep the sea at bay. VIDEO

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Foster City’s developer faces sea level rise

December 12, 2012 by Claire Schoen

Meet the Fosters, the family who build Foster City out of former wetlands on the San Francisco Bay. They and their neighbors now face the difficult scenario of sea level rise. VIDEO.

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Where retreat is not an answer

December 05, 2012 by Claire Schoen

Some farmers stake their livelihood on faith that the levees holding back rising seas will hold strong. VIDEO.

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Levees or wetlands? Planning for sea level rise

November 19, 2012 by Claire Schoen

The Bay Area has important choices to make about how it will adapt to the reality of sea level rise. VIDEO.

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Rising seas reclaiming San Francisco’s waterfront

November 12, 2012 by Claire Schoen

Climate disruption is causing higher tides and storm surges. The result: more and more flooding for cities like San Francisco.

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