Estuaries’ Two-Front Battle Against Climate Change

By Naomi Hill Our estuaries are on the frontlines of climate change. Estuarine systems sit at the intersection of marine and terrestrial environments, making them vulnerable to the subtlest of changes on both fronts. Most of the impacts we are experiencing today as a result of climate change are far…

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Oil Spill Threatens Southern California’s Fragile Wetlands

By Naomi Hill California’s wetlands are at risk. Over the last century, the state has lost at least 90% of their wetland ecosystems.   Salt marshes in particular are being threatened by rising sea levels and increased urban development, so much so, that research suggests they could completely disappear from California…

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