Policy & Law

Dining Dangerously
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Whales and dolphins avoid shipping routes, but may be taking risks for food.

In a Pickle
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Hawaii has passed emergency protections for sea cucumbers.

Deciding How the Bubble Will Burst
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Government-supported beach nourishment programs are inflating a bubble in the coastal housing market.

Fish Fight
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In Maine, indigenous tribes have severed ties with the state.

Facing Down a Hurricane
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New research explains why so many people ignore evacuation notices.

Reefs De Rigueur
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Fish earstones may offer a verdict on the environmental value of oil rig reefs.

The Scientific Afterlife of Sharks
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When four sharks died in Florida, their corpses were split among a dozen research projects.

Sea Level Rise is Picking Up the Pace
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What slowdown? New research says sea level rise is speeding up.

Stories from the Seven Seas
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Coastal stories that washed up on our shore.

Reluctant Saviors
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How tragedy and Mediterranean migration complicates the age-old ethic of rescuing seafarers in distress.

Can This Start-up Predict Flood Risk Better Than FEMA?
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Even FEMA’s upcoming flood maps don’t account for recent climate change. Can this start-up do better?

Coastal Villages that Moved Away
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Build a dam, Sam. Set off a bomb, Dom. Block a view, Lou. There are at least 50 ways to move your coastal village, but we’ve narrowed it down to...

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