The Nature Conservancy and the University of Georgia are examining whether insurance could shore up threatened salt marshes.
UGA Skidaway Institute scientists improve hurricane forecasts with autonomous vehicles above and below the sea surface.
According to Georgia’s first statewide survey of bald eagle nests in five years, America's national bird is nesting in the Peach State in record numbers.
The installment on St. Simons Island honors Igbo Landing, a mass suicide in 1803 in which a group of captive Africans chose to die rather than submit to a life of slavery.
Before St. Simons Island became a quaint beach town, it was a major port of entry for enslaved Africans. In 1803, some of the enslaved rebelled. Now, a new roadside historic marker will tell the story of that rebellion at a spot which you may have passed by without ever really seeing.
The city of Brunswick is installing tide control devices to prevent flooding during heavy rains.
Georgia is home to 83 species of turtles, lizards, snakes and the alligator, and most live on the coast.
McIntosh County is pausing a plan to replace roadside mowing with an herbicide spraying program after residents questioned it.
State Rep. Steven Sainz speaks out against any attempt to subvert voters’ will in Tuesday election.
Three years after legalizing commercial oyster farming, Georgia’s oyster industry is hampered by a lack of commercial oyster hatcheries and a limited growing season.
In Georgia, oyster reef restoration typically relies on natural recruitment. The process involves putting shell or other material into tidal water and waiting for tiny oysters to settle there.
Although harmless for human consumption, parasitic disease can cut harvests for coastal shrimpers.
Coastal regions can brace for more intense, wetter and windier tropical storms in a warming world.
COVID-19 hospitalizations at coastal hospitals have matched or surpassed their prior peaks and are expected to keep climbing. Most patients are unvaccinated.
A brief recording of gopher tortoise “vocalizations” was shared online this week by Georgia’s Coastal Ecology Lab, which has been spying on tortoises in the Coastal Plain and recording their activities.