RAE applauds immediate focus on climate

Coastal resilience, environmental justice key pieces of Biden’s climate Executive Order By Daniel Hayden Last week, President Biden signed a sweeping Executive Order aimed at tackling the climate crisis, with a focus on addressing injustice, rebuilding our economy, and restoring environmental integrity across government. Public opinion overwhelmingly supports these measures.…

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House, FEMA build path forward for green infrastructure

Wins in Washington, D.C. propel estuary restoration  The Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) took a huge leap forward in their flood prevention policy by moving away from floodwalls and towards nature-based solutions to aid in flood prevention in coastal states.   The new policy says that mitigation projects can include the ecosystem service…

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Little Acts for Estuaries Week

Estuaries Week offers opportunity for thousands to make a difference By Arielle Ostry  When I was a senior in high school, my dance company was required to complete a community service project. We were all strapped for time, stressed about classes, extracurriculars, and the upcoming venture to university. Like most 18-year-olds would, we collectively opted to procrastinate. When the deadline to pick a project rolled around, the only option left was…

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