Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction

Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction

TNC and its partners in the insurance industry and academia released a study that uses high resolution risk industry models and assets data to value the role of wetlands in coastal defense. The results show that natural storm defenses such as coastal wetlands help reduce waves and storm surge, protecting people and property.

U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Virgin Islands

Sea-level rise resulting from climate change will have a significant impact on the biodiversity, infrastructure, communities, and businesses of the US Virgin Islands.