Tag: Coastal

Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects

Guiding principles for delivering coastal wetland carbon projects

Coastal “blue carbon” ecosystems including mangroves, tidal marshes and seagrass meadows are an important part of the global carbon cycle. This UNEP publication provides guidance for a range of interventions that lead to improved coastal wetlands conditions for climate change

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Two new publications on the value of mangroves

Two new publications on the value of mangroves

Wetlands International has released two new publications on the value of mangroves: The role of mangroves in fisheries enhancement and Mangroves for Coastal Defence: Guidelines for coastal managers & policy makers.

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Coastal Climate Change Blueprint tool

Coastal Climate Blueprint

Is your coastal community prepared for the effects of climate change in the marine environment? Test if you are prepared with the online climate change blueprint tool.

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Counting the Costs: Climate Change and Coastal Flooding

A new Climate Council report explores coastal flooding: the sleeping giant of climate change risks.

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Blue Urbanism: Exploring Connections Between Cities and Oceans

What would it mean to live in cities designed to foster feelings of connectedness to the ocean? In his new book Blue Urbanism, author Timothy Beatley argues that, given all we’ve gained from the sea, city policies, plans, and daily urban

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Coastal Vulnerability to Multiple Inundation Sources (COVERMAR) project reports

The Sydney Coastal Councils Group Inc. (SCCG) partnered with University of New South Wales researchers to complete a research project that has developed a multi-hazard tool to assess the vulnerability of buildings and critical infrastructure to extreme marine inundations caused

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Fee-free Tropical Coastal Ecosystems course

The University of Queensland fee-free online TROPIC101x course will introduce you to the incredible plants and animals that create tropical coastal ecosystems, and you will go on to explore the challenges these ecosystems are facing such as overfishing, coastal pollution,

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