News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Social Coast: The other science

Often it is easy to take the stakeholder engagement activities that Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant and other Sea Grant Programs are so good at for granted. It is as though these programs with the knowledge, networks and communication skills just...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: Feb 08, 2018

Project to highlight waterfront oral histories

Living along a working waterfront is not a unique situation, but the character of the community there makes those places unique and special places to live and work. We all know that the waterfront is important to our economy.

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By: Jody Thompson / Published: Dec 14, 2017

What old urban patterns teach us about new coastal development

How do basic urban patterns affect a city’s ability to become more coastally resilient? One area that may provide some insight into that question is Newport, Rhode Island. Though Newport is often associated with old money opulence, few would...

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Dec 07, 2017

Survey finds gaps in resilience services

As part of a NOAA Regional Coastal Resilience Grant, our project team conducted a survey to identify gaps in existing resilience tools and services. Our goal is to use the results of the survey to update and/or enhance existing resilience tools or...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: Oct 18, 2017