The Soft Edge

Part Two of a Seven-Part Series on What Happens at the Ocean Edge

This week we continue our 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge by offering examples of more flexible ways to absorb the oceans powerful force. Soft Edges is part 2 of a 7-part series dedicated to the ocean edge, exploring what takes place there, from the real to the symbolic.

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Mangroves: tropical blue carbon ecosystems that thrive in salt water. Mangroves reduce storm surge water levels and inundation, and reduce the impacts of storm surge on coastal populations and infrastructure. Photo by Maxwell Ridgeway, Unsplash
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Lopez Island, Washington
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Dedicated to sharing information about ocean issues: climate to trade, culture to governance. The sea connects all things. Online at WorldOceanObservatory.org.

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