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Scanning the Conservation Horizon: A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

The National Wildlife Federation’s Scanning the Conservation Horizon: A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments is designed to assist fish and wildlife managers and other conservation and resource professionals to better plan, execute, and interpret climate change vulnerability assessments.

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Scenario Planning

Scenario planning is used to develop long-term plans that are resilient under a variety of potential future conditions or scenarios. Planners consider a range of scenarios, and then select the plan that is most robust across several or all scenarios.

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Scenic Hudson – Communications Case Study in Context

This page provides additional context regarding the Scenic Hudson communications products highlighting renewable energy engagement in New York.

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Scenic Hudson: Projecting and Buffering Against Sea Level Rise Impacts

In New York, Scenic Hudson is conserving land in 82 communities in ten counties along the Hudson River to buffer against future sea level rise impacts. By targeting key properties for acquisition efforts, this land trust is working to ensure that natural processes such as marsh migration can continue to provide valuable ecological services as well as mitigate the effects of rising waters throughout the estuary.

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Scenic Hudson’s Focus on Youth Education

Scenic Hudson’s youth education programs offer a climate change curriculum as well as other teaching resources and learning opportunities.

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Scorching July is World’s Hottest Month on Record

This July was the hottest month on record for the world. This means that 2016 is still well on its way to upsetting last year as the hottest year on record.

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Sea Level Rise Viewer

NOAA’s Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts Viewer allows users to view several sea level rise scenarios and associated impacts to coastal wetlands, which can help land trusts prioritize areas for conservation. The viewer is available for all coastal states and territories except for Alaska.

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Sea Level Rise Worsening Coastal Floods

From 1950 through 2014, out of the 8,726 actual nuisance flood days, analysis identified 5,809 of them — two-thirds — would not have taken place if you remove estimated human-caused global sea level rise.

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Secretary Zinke Announces Plan For America’s Offshore Oil and Gas

Draft Proposed Program considers nearly the entire U.S. Outer Continental Shelf for potential oil and gas lease sales. Public hearings coming soon to a coastal community near you!

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Self Assessment

This self-assessment is designed to help new users find the conservation-focused climate change information they are looking for to learn, plan, adapt, and inspire others. Select an answer from any or all of the drop-down menus and click “submit” to return targeted results that should help you get started.

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