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Making Boston Resilient by Barnard Blogger Alexander Hedge

My relationship with the City of Boston runs very deep. It all started back in May of 1997 when I was born in the South End. I moved away when I was a small child, but returned to my hometown last summer to work for a construction firm. During that summer I lived with my

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Cape Cod in 30 Years: The Arm of Massachusetts will cease to exist by Barnard Blogger Kate Barrett

Throughout my entire life, nature has been a huge part of the environment that I live in. I grew up in a small town on Cape Cod, living no more than ten minutes from the beach. My father works as a fisherman in the summers, and spends his winters working on research trips with crews

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North Carolina Coast at Great Risk from Sea Level Rise by Barnard Blogger Kaitlyn Dickens

Rising sea level is a global issue that has been exacerbated by climate change and global warming, in particular. Sea levels have varied naturally over the history of the Earth, falling during the ice ages and rising during periods of warming. With the current rising of sea levels, many coastal communities are being threated, including

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What are the biggest risks/threats facing your region/country? Flooding Versus New York City! by CityTech blogger Yocelyne Portillo

It is no surprise that climate change has affected us in many ways. More specifically, climate change has affected the USA. And depending on the place or state you reside, the effect of climate change may be different. In this article I will like to discuss the effects climate change has on my home region

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Hurricane Sandy impacts on Oceanside, NY by Barnard Blogger Maggie Paul

Nearly 5 years ago, Hurricane Sandy gained momentum across the Atlantic and eventually devastated many coastal cities, including my hometown Oceanside, NY. Governor Cuomo estimated New York State damages at $41.9 Billion. Hurricane Sandy was later deemed the largest and most powerful hurricane to have ever formed in the Atlantic Basin.  The World Resources Institute

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