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Military and Environmentalists Align to Protect Key Coastal Salt Marsh

Military and Environmentalists Align to Protect Key Coastal Salt Marsh

Thomas Frank writes in the Scientific American about the collaboratory effort of the Pentagon and environmentalists to protect a key coastal salt marsh.

The C3 Take
  • Government officials and environmentalists are joining forces to protect more than 1 million acres of salt marshes.
  • Salt marshes are crucial for climate resiliency on coastlines by protecting communities from rising sea levels and flooding.
  • Through public-private partnerships such as these, we can protect our environment and our coastlines.

“A long stretch of salt marsh that hugs the East Coast from North Carolina to Florida is being targeted for conservation under a unique agreement reached by state and federal officials, including several Pentagon leaders concerned about climate change.”

Read the full article here.

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