Mike Beck

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Rebuilding Safer in Sandy’s Aftermath

November 21st, 2012

As rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy begins, we need to help orient communities sensibly and compassionately towards solutions that will reduce their long term risk. More

People at Risk to Natural Disasters and How Nature Can Help

October 11th, 2012

A new report shows what countries are at the most risk from natural disasters, and how nature can help protect people, nature and property. More

Nature’s Most Overlooked Benefit: Reefs Breaking Waves

December 8th, 2011

What's the most obvious yet overlooked benefit nature gives people globally? Conservancy scientist Mike Beck says it's one everyone on a coastline better start paying attention to. More

An Ocean Away: Seeing the Japan Tsunami Hit California

March 16th, 2011

The lead scientist for our Global Marine Team was there as the surge arrived in Santa Cruz. It was supposed to be 40 minutes of small waves. He explains why boats were still being tossed more than 6 hours later. More

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