sea levels

A young girl runs on the rocks under the skyline of lower Manhattan in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The South Street Seaport area, on Manhattan's Lower East Side, saw some of the worst flooding during Superstorm Sandy.

Are US cities prepared for a post-Hurricane Sandy future?


Hurricane Sandy devastated lower Manhattan. But rebuilding New York’s waterfront has been complicated. If you were in Europe, the buildings on the lower Manhattan coastline might not have been rebuilt. That’s because European cities vulnerable to flooding have learned to live with it, putting parks next to coastlines that sometimes overflow.

Isle de Jean Charles, along the Louisiana’s coast, toward the bottom of Terrebonne Parish.

Rising sea levels are forcing an indigenous tribe from home and could be an example of the future


A new tool seeks to put more knowledge about storm surge in the hands of Americans