Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 19, 2014

Chatham; Sad day as last of 40 houses on North Beach demolished.

Sad day in Chatham when the last of the 40 houses on North Beach were demolished a few days ago. This will happen on Plum Island in the next 20 to 50 years. We should be thinking of what will happen to the lots once they become unsaleable. On Cape Cod they become part of the Cape Cod National Seashore. The same thing could be done with the Parker River Refuge:

http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140917/NEWS/409170316

More cottages demolished on eroding North Beach in Chatham
The shifting sands of fate once blessed more than 40 families with cottages along North Beach, but the sand is moving offshore fast, leaving them with nothing but…
CAPECODONLINE.COM

http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140917/NEWS/409170316

 

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

 

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 18, 2014

Why natural gas may not be a bridge to the future.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/belinda-waymouth/methane-its-a-gas-gas-gas_b_5806100.html?utm_hp_ref=media&ir=Media

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

 

 

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 17, 2014

cities fight climate change

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/16/climate-change-fight_n_5826858.html?utm_hp_ref=green

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 16, 2014

great Barrier Reef

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/16/world/asia/wary-of-un-action-australia-unveils-plan-to-aid-great-barrier-reef.html?emc=eta1

 

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

 

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 15, 2014

Wellfleet horseshoe crabs.

http://www.wcvb.com/news/more-studies-of-wellfleet-harbors-horseshoe-crabs/28054088

 

Read more in Crab Wars a Tale of Horsehsoe crabs, bioterrorism and Human Health. See tabs at the top of this page.

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 14, 2014

Florida. This is a wonderful film narrated by our old friend John Englander!

This is exactly what is going on up here in Newburyport:

http://video.wpbt2.org/video/2365148517/

 

John any possibility we could get this for a public viewing up here?

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

 

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29115845

 

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 11, 2014

Ozone, we handled this. We should be able to deal with global warming.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/09/11/try-to-keep-up-earths-ozone-layer-is-recovering-but-that-is-making-global-warming-worse/

 

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

 

Posted by: coastlinesproject | September 10, 2014

Plum Island, wrecked power boat.

A wrecked power boat is on Refuge beach near the fishermen’s access road. Huge hole in side, life preservers strewn all over beach, gas cookstove also down beach. Key still in ignition. The refuge says it will be removed today.

Read more in; Islands in the Storm, Storm Surge; A Coastal Village Battles the Atlantic, Beach Wars; 10,000 Years on a Barrier Beach. See Strawberry Hill, UPNE, and Schiffer book tabs at the top of this page.

 

 

http://www.newburyportnews.com/news/local_news/article_50274412-3f70-5845-ae49-6e2608e5fb42.html

 

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