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Storm Surge

Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness

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Building climate resilience with nature

29 Mar 2016, Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy launches new partnerships and two demonstration projects in Miami-Dade County, South-Florida, highlighting the use of nature-based infrastructure solutions to address climate impacts. Mangroves, coral reefs, wetlands and dunes can serve as an important line of defense for coastal and community protection.


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