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00000173-d94c-dc06-a17f-ddddb46d0000When it comes to climate change, one thing is certain: our oceans are rising. And South Florida is expected to be among the first regions on Earth to experience the impact. In fact, some initial preparations are already underway. WLRN-Miami Herald News presents a series of stories about the effects of sea-level rise. The project is called “Elevation Zero: Rising Seas In South Florida."Click through the pages below to see our entire archive of Elevation Zero stories, or listen to these special one-hour programs aired during our week of sea-level rise coverage, Nov. 11-15, 2013:MONDAYThe Sunshine Economy: Underwater Real EstateTUESDAYAlex Chadwick's "BURN: An Energy Journal"WEDNESDAYElevation Zero town hall, hosted by WLRN's Tom HudsonTHURSDAYSelect Elevation Zero features: "Rising Seas In South Florida"FRIDAYThe Florida Roundup: Sea-Level Rise Will Flood South Florida. Now What?

Sea-Level Rise Editorials In South Florida Honored By National Editors

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The Miami Herald, the Sun Sentinel, the Palm Beach Post and WLRN were honored Tuesday with a 2019 NLA Award for a partnership on a series of editorials on sea-level rise.

The Miami Herald and other South Florida media outlets were honored Tuesday with a 2019 NLA Award for a partnership on a series of editorials on sea-level rise.

The Invading Sea: Can South Florida Be Saved? was a partnership of the Miami Herald, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Palm Beach Post and WLRN. The project, led at the Miami Herald by editorial page editor Nancy Ancrum, received the Burl Osborne Award for Editorial Leadership.

The award, from the American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors, recognizes editorial writing that is excellent journalism and makes a difference in a community.

The Miami Herald’s breaking news coverage of the pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University was named a finalist for the Al Neuharth Breaking News Reporting Award. The winner in this category was the staff of the Capital Gazette, which covered the deadly mass shooting that played out in its own newsroom.

The Sun Sentinel won the O’Brien Fellowship Award for Impact in Public Service Journalism for its coverage of the Parkland shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Read more at our news partner, the Miami Herald