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By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Italy's government declared a state of emergency for Venice on Thursday as water levels continue high after Tuesday’s flood which inundated 85 percent of the historic town. Damage costs are estimated...
By Josephine Fuller, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA — The City of Miami’s Office of Capital Improvements (OCI) recently highlighted the City’s stormwater and flood prevention efforts with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Tidal Backflow Valve #37 located at Maurice A....
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Despite heavy criticism from many coastal towns damaged by floods and sea level rise regarding FEMA’s (Federal Emergency Management Agency) outdated flood maps, the government agency says that the revision of...
By Josephine Fuller, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $16 million construction contract for the 'Miami Beach Hotspots' beach renourishment project, to help combat shore erosion and protect against potential...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Despite criticism and petitions, the New York City Subcommittee on Landmarks voted on Monday (November 4th) to approve a $1.45 billion plan to demolish and rebuild East River Park in Lower...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Using a new scientific model, researchers have announced that coastlines around the world are in greater threat of being swallowed up by sea level rise (SLR) than previously thought. According to...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Sea level rise has become a central issue for the Virginia House of Delegates. Political newcomer, Gayle Johnson, says she wants to represent the state’s 82nd District of Virginia Beach because...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – Eighteen mayors, representing more than 2.6 million Florida residents, met in Washington DC this week with environmental experts and members of the Florida Congressional delegation to discuss solutions to the issue...
By Mike S Payton, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – A team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, have published a report that finds even the tallest ice cliffs should support their own weight rather...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA - Large, thick, floating ice shelves in Antarctica are melting due to the warm air above - as well as the warmer ocean water running below, say findings published last week. The...
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