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Deepening Crisis by Harry Magdoff

By Harry Magdoff

Response to monetary meltdown is entangled with simple demanding situations to international governance. atmosphere, international protection and ethnicity and nationalism are all worldwide matters this present day. concentrating on the political and social dimensions of the concern, individuals research adjustments in relationships among the world’s richer and poorer nations, efforts to reinforce international associations, and problems dealing with states attempting to create balance for his or her citizens.

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Interviews are being conducted with the NYC DPR facilities and operations representatives to understand the maintenance and operations of the parks, conditions and demands on the existing infrastructure such as comfort stations, concessions and maintenance facilities, the requirements for lifeguard operations, and standard operating maintenance of the parks and servicing of private concessionaires. Many existing program areas were damaged by Hurricane Sandy and never repaired or rebuilt. The need for repairs and upgrades to the facilities may not be directly impacted by the USACE LOP but the planning of these facilities will be included in the master plans.

Fiddler crabs burrow through the peat, creating additional surface area for water treatment. Salt marshes are most commonly noted for their habitat value as fisheries. They serve as foraging and protected ground for small and immature fish. Harbor herons can frequently be seen feeding within salt marshes. Salt marshes are just one example of how Levee Lab seeks to maximize co-benefits into shoreline-based protection. The concept of Levee Lab was inspired by the varied hydrologic morphology of the East River estuary and Hunts Point’s status as a Significant Maritime Industrial Area (SMIA).

S. 5 ft X Zone Outside Special Flood Hazard Area, possible flooding based on local conditions. Fig. 5 Shoreline transect: flood zones and risks are extended landward with sea level rise [11] 36 D. Watson Fig. 6 Debris flow damage typical of coastal storms. The diagram on the top shows a debris path dislodging a house while the diagram on the bottom shows scour and debris blocking flow and disrupting beach access [11] Coastal adaptation requires consideration of measures at a scale well beyond any one project, property, or parcel.

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