News - Resilient Communities and Economies

Workshop to explore how communities can prepare for flood events

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Legal Program, in conjunction with the American Planning Association chapter for the state of Mississippi, is planning an event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, to discuss the topic of flood mitigation at the...

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: Jul 20, 2017

Finding Gulf TREE through the forest of tools

What is Gulf TREE? There are many tools and models that can be used to understand and plan for climate change in both the built and natural environment. However, the large number of tools and their varied purposes can generate frustration and...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: Jun 02, 2017

High-school students tackle resilience scenarios

Coastal erosion, restocking/restaffing businesses, protecting critical infrastructure, and housing important city records were just a few of the challenges local high-school students were posed with during the Student Stewardship Summit held at The...

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By: Tracie Sempier / Published: May 26, 2017

Ocean Springs recognized for climate resilience efforts

(COVINGTON, La.) – Members of the Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice honored the City of Ocean Springs (Mississippi) on Wednesday for its exemplary work in the field of climate adaptation planning and environmental...

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By: Stephen Deal / Published: May 19, 2017