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This ecologist thinks coastal wetlands can outrun rising seas. Not everyone’s convinced

By digging deep into coastal marshes around the Chesapeake Bay, Matt Kirwan has unearthed a story of surprising resilience. Kirwan’s ancestors were early climate refugees, he says, even if nobody called them that. “There are large tracts of farmland that were usable a generation ago but no longer are.”

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