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Broken Ground is a podcast, presented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, digging up environmental stories in the South.

Broken Ground Southern Environmental Law Center

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Broken Ground is a podcast, presented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, digging up environmental stories in the South.

    Uprooted

    Uprooted

    Find out what we learned about sea level rise in the South. Who will be hit the hardest? What can we do? How can we navigate a path forward?

    • 13 min
    Uncharted Territory

    Uncharted Territory

    In Norfolk, Virginia scientists battling sea level rise enlist residents to help collect data that could help the city better understand its rising tides and flooding problems.

    • 32 min
    Progress for Who?

    Progress for Who?

    In Charleston, South Carolina and its suburbs questions of environmental justice and wetland protections arise as development encroaches.

    • 33 min
    Flood City

    Flood City

    In Norfolk, Virginia homeowners like Karen Speights are struggling with the hard decision of staying put in rising waters or finding a way to start over. Meanwhile, the city is hoping it can buy people time.

    • 36 min
    Breaking Point

    Breaking Point

    With waters rising in Charleston, South Carolina we explore what, if any, breaking point there is for people living and working in this city. And we talk to city officials about making the big decisions of what, and what not, to build when trying to...

    • 29 min
    Gardening Tidewaters

    Gardening Tidewaters

    Norfolk, Virginia's waters are rising fast, and its land is sinking. The city's plans to meet this climate change challenge could be a blueprint for other coastal communities. Among other plans, Norfolk has set it sights on revamping its aging public...

    • 33 min

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