wetlands

These luxury beach homes are made to cozy up to nature

While Leslie and Clifford Cohen were dreaming up the home they planned to build on a wetland property on the North Fork of Long Island in New York, their architect arrived with an unusual tool for an empty property: a 12-foot ladder.

Sea levels may rise much faster than previously predicted

Global sea levels could rise more than two meters (6.6 feet) by the end of this century if emissions continue unchecked, swamping major cities such as New York and Shanghai and displacing up to 187 million people, a new study warns.

Federal grants to aid wetlands

Grants to benefit Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota

Two programs that help restore wetlands in Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota have received federal grants worth a total of $3.4 million.

Bur oak residents tried to save cut down

150-year-old tree was gone by 5 p.m. Thursday

The fight about preserving a 150-year-old tree is over. The bur oak along Highway 26 that the DOT said needed to come down for a highway project is gone.