Oceans rise. Coastlines fall. When you’re a hungry dog whelk, what do you think of it all?

Lab researcher Jarrett Byrnes shares his summer sampling work in intertidal zones.


A Summer of Sampling with the Byrnes Lab!

Lab tech Laura Dissly provides a first-hand account of field sampling this summer with the Byrnes Lab.

Exciting New Research at Coughlin Park in Winthrop!

The Lab is helping make Coughlin Park more resilient to climate change threats through using nature-based solutions.


As seas rise, Boston Harbor islands listed among country’s most endangered historic sites

The Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park have been named one of the country's 11 most endangered sites by the National Trust for Historic Preservation due to climate change threats.


Five priorities for Boston’s waterfront

Opinion article on the five priorities for Boston's waterfront and how efforts such as the Stone Living Lab are underway that use Boston as a lab to test potential solutions to climate change impacts.

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Force of Nature

The Boston Harbor Islands are a natural barrier to storm-driven waves and offer a perfect setting for research into nature-based methods for enhancing their protective features.

NBC10 Boston highlights the Stone Living Lab

As sea level rises and storms get stronger because of climate change, researchers in Massachusetts are turning to Boston Harbor Islands for inspiration.

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Stone Living Lab Launches as New Nature-Based Resilience Solution

As coastal communities face increasing climate-related threats, a new collaborative ecosystem has launched that aims to become a global hub for testing and scaling up nature-based solutions in the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park.