All articles for the topic: Erosion

Community members looking for the safest possible land site for the Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center

Community Resilience to Floods and Landslides in Barangay Napaan, Malay, Aklan

Barangay Napaan is highly vulnerable to flooding, flash floods, and landslides. Community members decided to address these risks and strengthen their resilience.

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EVO case study Peru

MOUNTAIN EVO - Peru Case Study

Living with change in Huamantanga, Peru- one of the research project Mountain-EVOs case studies

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From slave to community leader in Nepal

Indra kumari sharing her experience during a large public event, Bardiya, Nepal. (Credit: © Hariyo Ban project staff / CARE)

From slave to community leader in Nepal

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Building permeable structures

Building with Nature Indonesia - reaching scale for coastal resilience

Northern Java’s deltaic shorelines suffer from land subsidence and severe erosion, in some places more than three kilometers of land has already been taken by the sea. The "Building with Nature" approach combines nature based solutions, such as mangrove restoration, with hard-engineering techniques to restrore mangrove coastlines that reduce flood risk, erosion and saline intrusion and may be able to adapt to sea level rise.

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Sustainable Riparian Management

This article showcases a Cheviot Futures site that is investigating the benefits of managing a riparian zone in a multi-benefit sustainable manner.

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Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected from compaction and erosion and managing water use for irrigation.

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Introducing Salt Tolerant Species and Preparing for Disasters

The mainstay of the economy in the Indian Sundarbans is agriculture, supplemented by fishing and fishery-related activities. Agriculture is dominated by paddy cultivation, which is made...

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Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

Livelihood Diversification Through Integrated Production Systems

The districts of Maldah and Murshidabad in West Bengal belong to the most severely flood affected areas in India. Local livelihoods in these distrits are strongly dependent on rainfed agricultural production. 

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Case Study: Cullera Bay

Cullera Bay is an important habitat for seagrass, scallops, clams and commercial off-shore fish, as well as an important recreational area. It is however, a classic example of a multi-...

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