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!

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.

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.

A close-up image of a wrack line with shells, dry grass, and seaweed along the shore.

Intense Intertidal Temperatures

From July 19th – July 26th, Boston experienced a memorable weeklong heatwave with air temperatures well over 90°F every day, even topping out at 100°F on July 24th. We typically think of the coast as a place to cool down, but our sensors revealed that our intertidal sites were experiencing extreme heat, too.

Stone Living Lab Awards Three Research Grants to Study Social and Economic Impacts of Climate Change

Stone Living Lab has announced the award of three research grants to study the social and economic impacts of “nature-based” approaches to coastal flood protection.

Boston’s historic Fish Pier has changed with the times, but stays true to its roots

Stone Living Lab's Managing Director Joe Christo recently spoke with Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5 about the Boston Fish Pier and Lab's work. Watch here!

A group of people led by a Park Ranger walking down a path towards the camera.

Bringing Teachers to Boston Harbor

This summer, we were delighted to welcome eight Boston area teachers to the pilot Stone Living Lab Teacher Institute!