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Buried Seawall Helped Protect New Jersey From Hurricane Sandy
2013-07-17 08:53:32

Researchers discover a long-forgotten seawall buried on the shores of New Jersey that helped to protect the coast from the full wrath of Hurricane Sandy.

2013-05-31 23:21:55

After a report by the Mother Nature Network detailing the installation of storm-ready beachside structures and buildings by Garrison Architects, Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement of support.

2011-02-23 22:24:34

An assessment of coastal change over the past 150 years has found 68 percent of beaches in the New England and Mid-Atlantic region are eroding.

2008-10-29 13:15:00

A new study on Wednesday warned that climate change is the cause of rising sea levels that will erode Sydney's iconic beaches by 2050.

2008-10-14 03:00:19

By Kristin S. Agostoni Sand and sediment clogging the south entrance to the Marina del Rey channel will be dredged this fall using technology designed to separate contaminants from beach-suitable sand. The U.S.

2008-08-24 09:00:22

By CATHERINE KOZAK By Catherine Kozak The Virginian-Pilot Just as the long-awaited final environmental impact statement is about to be released, another glitch may have developed in the planning process to replace the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge .

2008-08-04 18:00:26

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) today announced that it will release its financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2008 on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 7:00 a.m. C.D.T. A conference call with the Company will be held the same day at 10:00 a.m. C.D.T.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Victor Tine, The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass. Jul. 31--PLUM ISLAND -- The state Senate has approved a $2.5 million amendment to a bond bill that would pay for beach restoration on Plum Island. The measure must still pass the House and obtain Gov.

2008-07-27 09:00:24

By CATHERINE KOZAK By Catherine Kozak The Virginian-Pilot nags head First to go will likely be the beat-up, uncovered sandbags that block public access on the beach. Next could be the ugly bald bags piled willy-nilly in front of oceanfront houses.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Guests visiting Wild Dunes Resort ( http://www.wilddunes.com/ ) -- a Destination Hotels & Resorts property -- can now enjoy miles of spacious beaches and oceanfront accommodations after an extensive restoration project led by the City of Isle of Palms wrapped up one month ahead of schedule.

Word of the Day
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)