Insuring Nature, Ensuring Resilience

Cool Green Science

Or, improving natural infrastructure like rain gardens, porous pavement, and artificial wetlands can help cities address stormwater runoff—a leading cause of water pollution. Bioswale on Columbus street in Manhattan. Coastal wetlands store carbon in salt-soaked soils—and these marshes filter and clean the water. And it’s noteworthy given how degraded the wetlands are along the eastern seaboard.

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