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Coastal marshes at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Credit: Kelly Fike/USFWS

What value does a marsh have for public safety, tourism and recreation? A coalition of coastal towns is finding out by incorporating nature-based solutions in their community planning efforts.

Hear from Deborah Cramer, author of The Narrow Edge: A tiny bird, an ancient crab, and an epic journey, who explains how the threatened red knot is an omen for how devastating ocean acidification can be.

What do people, horseshoe crabs and the endangered rufa red knot have in common? They all benefit from our partner-based work to restore beaches along Delaware Bay.