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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Oct 02, 2011

Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

There are many views on the best way to protect coastlands against Tsunamis. Sand dunes might be the best answer. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Natural Disaster #Kudankulam #Coastal management #Tsunamis

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Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Sep 11, 2014

FEMA demands Sandy aid receipients to return $4.9M

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has sent about 560 “notice of debt” letters to aid recipients demanding the return of some $4.9 million in taxpayer money allegedly paid in error after Sandy ravaged coastal communities almost two years ago, th...
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Sep 14, 2014

Macroalgae blanketing Fire Island beaches endangers horseshoe crabs

Researchers at Molloy College said they have seen a mass die-off of horseshoe crab eggs and larvae on Fire Island this summer, after they were smothered by extreme amounts of macroalgae blanketing the area. The macroalgae -- basically ulva, or sea le... #Molloy College #Davis Park, NY #Fire Island, NY #Long Island, NY #West Sayville, NY
Mangroves have many uses, just not tsunami protection

Sep 10, 2014

North Hempstead prepares to dive into long-awaited pond restoration

North Hempstead Town is readying the $9 million revitalization of three ponds in Roslyn and the stream that links them, where officials say sediment has hampered flow for decades. Town leaders say they hope the project, which could take several years... #Federal Emergency Management Agency #Broadway, NY #North Hempstead, NY