All articles for the topic: Coast

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Building with Nature Indonesia - reaching scale for coastal resilience

Building permeable structures. Photo by Nanang Sujana

Adaptation context

Northern Java’s deltaic shorelines suffer from land subsidence and severe erosion, in...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

View of Lagos. Image ©http://coastalcare.org/

Impacts of sea-level rise in Nigeria

Nigeria’s coast is 850km long and comprises (from west to east) a barrier-lagoon...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

Coastline in Mauritius. Image: © mauritius-islander.com/

Impacts of sea-level rise in Mauritius

The Republic of Mauritius is a group of 20 small islands with a total...

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IMPACT2C

Image source: Fred Hattermann / PIK

Political discussions on the European goal to limit global warming to 2°C demands that discussions are informed by the best...

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Role of tropical wetlands for adaptation and mitigation

Tropical wetland ecosystems such as peatlands and mangroves play an important role in mitigating, and adapting to climate change.

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Coastal Research Institute

Coastal Research Institute (CoRI), was established in 1972 as an urgent need for monitoring and protecting the Egyptian coasts.

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Case Study: Gulf of Gabès

Tourist development on the island of Djerba

The Gulf of Gabes is an extremely shallow basin off the Tunisian Coast. Due to its shallow depth the marine ecosystem is...

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Case Study: Gulf of Oran

Gulf of Oran

The Gulfs of Oran and Arzew, in Algeria, comprise rich marine ecosystems, a fertile coastal zone, nature reserves for a wide range of species, and...

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Impacts of sea-level rise in Africa

City of Alexandria coastline: Image ©Blueskyline.com

Impact of sea level rise in Egypt

Egypt has a coastal zone of more than 3,500 km long and contains 40% of the...

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Sea Level and Infrastructure

A 1 m rise in sea level would inundate 18% of Bangladesh’s total land, directly threatening 11% of the country’s population. Impacts would be mostly around Dhaka and Khulna region....

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