Marshes and malls: Migration to U.S. coast heightens impact of storms

CNN: Last month a small pocket of marshland in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, was saved from development. The local online newspaper, the, celebrated the preservation of Grassle Marsh -- named for a leading authority on the larvae of surf clams - and its populations of kingfishers and fiddler crabs. This week, Little Egg Harbor, on the shore of Ocean County, was pulverized by Superstorm Sandy. Homes were turned into debris fields; boats were tossed into the marshes or piled on top of......

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