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Conservation in Action: Sea Level Rise Photos Worth a Thousand Words

October 07, 2013 by Daniel McGlynn

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then imagine the power of thousands of pictures of actual rising sea levels — even if, for now, the high water only lasts for a few hours or days at a time.

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‘Bouillabaisse of life’ in San Francisco Bay

January 07, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Paddle the San Francisco Bay with Paul McHugh, a journalist and columnist who’s been covering the environment for more than 30 years. VIDEO.

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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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In age of superstorms, Bay Area prepares for every inch of water

November 08, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

With the Northeast still reeling from the affects of superstorm Sandy, there’s been quite a bit of chatter out here on the Pacific about our own vulnerabilities to large tropical storms in the age of climate change.

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Mapping the future of the coast

October 04, 2012 by David Loeb

Most of the people in the world–and most of their infrastructure–can be found in jurisdictions bordering the coast or coastal

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Reclaiming the Richmond Shoreline

April 05, 2012 by Nate Seltenrich

At the northwestern edge of Richmond, near Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, a modest bayshore wetland stands ready to emerge from decades of neglect. Thanks to the residents of nearby Parchester Village and staff of the East Bay Regional Park District, Breuner Marsh will become precious public recreation land and a refuge for sensitive species imperiled by sea level rise.

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