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12/29/2022 | Education, Research

Taking Root: Our Second Year of Education & Engagement

For the Lab’s Education and Engagement program, 2022 brought us many wonderful opportunities to engage with Bostonians and visitors of all ages across the Harbor!

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12/19/2022

Stone Living Lab Partnership with Living Seawalls Featured During Earthshot Prize Events

On December 2, the SLL team and our new partners at Living Seawalls attended the 2022 Earthshot Prize awards ceremony.

Stone Living Lab Announces Partnership with 2021 Earthshot Prize Finalist Living Seawalls

Stone Living Lab Named Host Committee Member of The Earthshot Prize, Boston 2022

The Stone Living Lab is delighted to be a member of the Host Committee for The Earthshot Prize, Boston 2022!

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11/29/2022 | Education, Research

Beach Profiling Highlighted at Coastal Sediments 2023 Conference

Results from our beach profiling project have been selected to be presented at the 2023 Coastal Sediments conference this coming April in New Orleans, Louisiana!

Wicked High Tides are coming to Boston!

This fall, Boston will experience a spectacular tidal event: the Perigean Spring Tides (also called King Tides). These “wicked high tides” result in high tides that are 2-4 feet higher than normal. This natural phenomenon occurs a few times each year, and gives us a window into how sea level rise will soon start affecting our daily lives.

11/03/2022

Adapting to water rather than fighting it

Check out the new op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine written by Boston Harbor Now President and CEO Kathy Abbott and Stone Living Lab Managing Director Joe Christo about Boston prioritizing nature-based approaches to climate change. In the op-ed, they write "Climate change is a challenge that requires everyone at the table – public partners at all levels of government, the private sector, scientists, and, most importantly, the residents in communities most at risk." 

Commemorating Hurricane Sandy

This Saturday will be the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy making landfall in New York City and New Jersey on October 29, 2012.

For coastal communities, the canary is a sparrow

Lab Director of Climate Engagement, Melanie Gárate, authored this important piece which was featured in the Hill.