Benita Goldstein, The Invading Sea, Oct. 30, 2018

 

Earlier this month, Delray Beach city officials took residents and business people on the third annual environmental cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway to assess the business opportunities that the rising sea presents.

The theme of the tour was: Welcome to the rising seaconomy.

Cruise participant Joe Carden of Aquaco Farms said government and business leaders needed to make “lemonade out of lemons” when addressing king tides and rising sea levels.

Entrepreneurs from a host of industries discussed how we can prepare for the threats from our changing environment and seize economic opportunities they present.

Ana Puszkin-Chevlin, Ph.D, Sustainability Officer for Delray Beach, spearheaded the event. She is dedicated to addressing these problems and improving residents’ awareness of the challenges from the rising water.

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