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Stories by Jen Schwartz

Surrendering to Rising Seas

Coastal communities struggling to adapt to rising seas are beginning to do what was once unthinkable: retreat

July 27, 2018 — Jen Schwartz

How Coastal Communities Are Already Retreating from Rising Seas

When it comes to the unsustainable development of the American coastline, New Jersey owns the honor of being the first and worst. But one town in the state is experimenting with moving a cluster of people out of harm’s way and turning the newly open land into a flood buffer to protect the rest of the community. Read the full story to learn more: "Surrendering to Rising Seas" 

July 26, 2018 — Jen Schwartz and Kelsey Kennedy

Introducing Scientific American Health & Medicine

Introducing Scientific American Health & Medicine