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November 9, 2019
09
Nov

WaPo: Amid flooding and rising sea levels, residents of one barrier island wonder if it’s time to retreat

OCRACOKE, N.C. — On any normal late-fall day, the ferries that ply the 30 miles between Swan Quarter and this barrier island might carry vacationing retirees, sports fishermen and residents enjoying mainland getaways after the busy summer tourist season. But two months ago, Hurricane Dorian washed away all signs of normalcy here. After buzz-cutting the...
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09
Nov

VIDEO: AP: What Can Be Saved?

AP’s in-depth series gave you a close-up view of valiant efforts to restore our rapidly vanishing wetlands and examined their deep contributions to the planet. Next week, learn about China’s ambitious plan to protect and replenish precious natural habitats.
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