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Tybee Island Dune Restoration Featured in Resiliency Video Series

May 11, 2022 – The Faces of Resiliency video series highlights how communities are increasing their resilience to sea level rise, storm surge and flooding. The series, developed by Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, features interviews with coastal residents and researchers who share stories of adapting to coastal hazards through community engagement and collaboration […]

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Tybee Island Gaining Global Attention from NASA and International Scientists

March 4, 2020 – Tybee Island was the site of the U.S. Forest Service’s International Seminar on Community Resilience and hosted group visits including senior government officials and advisors from around the world, including Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Nepal, Jamaica, and Brazil. They will study the island’s current and future plans

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Resilient America Visits Tybee Island to Learn about Local Flood Mitigation Efforts

September 19, 2019 – The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Resilient America program visited Tybee Island, along with other select communities in the southeastern region of United States that had recently experienced flood-related disasters to advance understanding of what mitigation efforts look like at the local level. Specifically, this project investigated the range

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