Interactive Infographic: How Salt Transforms Coastal Forests
Interactive Infographic: How Salt Transforms Coastal Forests
Rising sea levels are pushing salty tides and storm surges farther inland, leading to the forest death and a shift from forested habitats to marsh.
Interactive Infographic: How Salt Transforms Coastal Forests
Interactive Infographic: How Salt Transforms Coastal Forests

Rising sea levels are pushing salty tides and storm surges farther inland, leading to the forest death and a shift from forested habitats to marsh.

Rising sea levels are pushing salty tides and storm surges farther inland, leading to the forest death and a shift from forested habitats to marsh.

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Climate Change Is Killing East Coast Forests
Climate Change Is Killing East Coast Forests
Ashley Yeager | Mar 1, 2020
As the salty Atlantic Ocean pushes farther inland, forests are turning to marsh. Some scientists want to speed the transition.
Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands
Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands
Siddharth Narayan, Michael W. Beck | Aug 31, 2017
Conservationists and the insurance industry team up to model the economic benefits of marshes during hurricanes.
Invasive Species Aids Salt Marshes
Invasive Species Aids Salt Marshes
Kate Yandell | Apr 8, 2013
Ailing Cape Cod marshes are recovering with the arrival of European green crabs.
Searching for Alien Genomes
Searching for Alien Genomes
Jef Akst | Oct 21, 2012
J. Craig Venter plans to develop a machine to find and sequence DNA on Mars, but another genomics mogul, Jonathan Rothberg, may beat him to it.
Mixed Report for Oiled Salt Marshes
Ed Yong | Jun 25, 2012
Louisiana’s salt marshes are recovering from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but some areas have been irreversibly lost.