Rising seas, invasive species concern coastal property owners

Sally Knowlton-Keen lost her shoe in the logy muck of a Darien marsh back in 1959. She was 7, and her family had just bought a home on Edgehill Drive for $35,000. But losing her shoe wasn’t a horrific moment, as it might have been for some children. Instead it was the beginning of a deep reverence for this natural habitat; a reverence fueled by a curiosity and wonder that has stayed with her over the past half century.But these days, Knowlton-Keen fears something far worse than losing footwear — the death of the marsh itself. Continue reading

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Northeastern seas rising faster than global average

 While the health of the Long Island Sound is arguably better than it’s been in 40 years, climate change brings another dimension to the complex issue as rising sea levels threaten to challenge the delicate balance between nature and human civilization.

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