About us

The Invading Sea is a nonpartisan source for news, commentary and educational content about climate change and other environmental issues affecting Florida.

The site is managed by Florida Atlantic University’s Center for Environmental Studies in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Dr. Colin Polsky, the center’s director and a professor of geosciences at FAU, oversees the site.

Nathan Crabbe serves as editor of The Invading Sea. He can be reached by email at ncrabbe@fau.edu and by phone at (352) 415-3085.

Email him with opinion submissions, if you find an error in an article or with any questions about the site. The standards under which we accept submissions, our corrections policy and other editorial guidelines can be found here.

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The website posts original content developed by CES staff and other contributors, along with opinion pieces originally published by its media partners. These partners include more than 25 daily newspapers across Florida. A full list can be found here.

The Invading Sea is funded by financial support from the Center for Environmental Studies, the Walter and Lalita Janke Innovations in Sustainability Science Research Fund and the Energy Foundation. More of the site’s funding can be found here.

The Invading Sea was founded in 2018, starting as a collaboration among the editorial boards of the Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel, with Miami-based public radio station WLRN serving as a news partner. Rosemary and Tom O’Hara edited the site before transferring management to FAU to grow the mission of the collaborative, especially around education. More on the site’s history can be found here.

See our press release and welcome note for more information.

The opinions expressed in the pieces published on The Invading Sea represent those of the individual authors and not necessarily those of Florida Atlantic University or the Center for Environmental Studies.