State Report Urges Immediate Action to Slow Ocean Acidification

A sweeping new state report on ocean acidification recommends legislators take immediate steps to mitigate the impacts on the state aquaculture industry.

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As Winter Storms Accelerate, So Does Coastal Erosion

Erosion on the Island’s coastline — a process as old and familiar as the Island itself — has accelerated to a point of critical concern this winter, battering South Beach, flattening dunes in Katama, flooding key intersections and roadways and crumbling cliffs at Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket.

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Storm Tides Public Meeting Planned

Islanders can share local knowledge and learn more about the Storm Tide Pathways mapping project in a Zoom meeting Jan. 12.

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Storms and Rising Seas: Edgartown's Risk Discussed

At a public meeting online Thursday afternoon, engineering consultants will present the findings from their study of Edgartown's vulnerability to sea level rise and storm surge.

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Tisbury Eyes Future of Harbor Shoreline

A Zoom meeting Thursday looks at what it will take to make the shoreline of Vineyard Haven Harbor resilient over the next 50 years.

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100 Per Cent Renewable Island: The Choice Is Ours to Make
Rob Hannemann

Climate change is already affecting Martha’s Vineyard.

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Major Coastal Resiliency Grants Go to Down-Island Towns

In a major step for coastal resiliency planning on the Vineyard, a combined total of nearly $400,000 in competitive, state grants were awarded to the three down-Island towns.

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Protecting Our Ponds Is a Continual Process
Emily Reddington

In response to the global pandemic, we have all been asked to slow down and take a break from life as we know it.

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Climate Change: 50 Ways We're Taking Action Now

Is the glass half full or half empty? When it comes to climate change on Martha's Vineyard, you could certainly look at it both ways. For optimists, here are 50 different actions Vineyarders are already taking. For realists, read on to the end for 10 ways climate change is (and will) take its toll on our Island.

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On Land and Sea, Change Is Coming
Liz Durkee

Island life is infused with the rhythm of the sea.

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