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Living on the Edge

WUFT's Living on the Edge series: On the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Ian's strike, environmental journalism students in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications report on the state’s barrier islands.
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WUFT's Living on the Edge series: On the six-month anniversary of Hurricane Ian's strike, environmental journalism students in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications report on the state’s barrier islands.

Living on the Edge

Florida is the most vulnerable state in the nation for the risks associated with living on barrier islands. In the fall of 2022, Hurricane Ian blazed a reminder of the dangers — and a warning for the future. Climate change is making island living even riskier, scientists say. On the six-month anniversary of the storm's strike, environmental journalism students in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications report on the state’s barrier islands.