Georgia Sea Grant, in partnership with 12 other Sea Grant programs, was awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study human displacement and relocation caused by climate change, and the societal and economic implications of such population shifts.
A Sea Grant team of legal and aquaculture experts has released a report detailing eight case studies that identify challenges to the shellfish aquaculture industry in the United States. The project was funded through Sea Grant's 2017 national investment in aquaculture.
With hazardous weather approaching the southeastern US, Sea Grant programs throughout the region are providing contacts and resources to help their local communities stay safe.
Sea Grant helps coastal communities prepare for and adapt to sea-level rise
Recent work from Washington and Hawai'i Sea Grant programs highlights Sea Grant's role in preparing coastal communities across the country for rising sea levels.
Sea Grant works with coastal communities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam to improve community resilience to coastal storms. Sea Grant engages in vulnerability assessments, resilience planning and social science initiatives to learn from previous storms and better prepare for future storms.