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  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program is helping the Sunshine Coast get prepared for the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion. In the Sunshine Coast region today, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said that Sunshine Coast Regional Council was receiving $500,000 as part of the program to help develop […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council’s Executive Director, Grover J. Fugate, has been invited to share knowledge on climate change and resilience with officials from the Netherlands later this month. Dutch Wavemakers, an initiative to increase water awareness worldwide and to begin conversations about the “value of human capital for a future-proof water sector”, has […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Our first Dredging Today Conference took place in October at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Talking about dredging for hydropower, Jan Peters, Managing Director, Alia Instruments & Imotec, […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.  With a total budget of $31.4 million over seven years, the project aims to […]

  • 2 October 2017

    By Lagersmit The entire world has been talking about it for years now and it still remains a hot topic: climate change. This change has a lot of consequences for several sectors and the maritime industry also has to deal with this. How does climate change impact the maritime industry? Clear responses to this development […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Antea Group has just announced that they will carry out a multi-sectoral investment plan for adaptation to the hazards generated by climate change on the Beninese coastal zones, particularly coastal erosion. The plan will be based on information collected through literature review, site visits, interviews and two stakeholder workshops. The West-African country republic of Benin […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) has issued an official “Statement on Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change” at the opening session of the World Dredging Conference (WODCON) XXI in Miami, Florida. As Ram Mohan, President of the Western Dredging Association and host of this year’s gathering, announced, “The WODA statement reflects the commitment […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Floods in Bangkok and the Thames delta, salt intrusion in Egypt and Bangladesh; these are just some examples of rising risks to coastal river deltas and delta cities driven by rapid urbanization, subsidence and climate change. How to manage the growing risks for population and industry in the deltas will again be debated at the […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Patrick Administration announced nearly $1 million in funding to support local climate preparedness efforts to address the effects of coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The funding for this first-ever round of Coastal Community Resilience Grants was made available through U.S. Governor Patrick’s$50 million investment in climate change initiatives and will […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The webinar will be presented by Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager at Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, also Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The main presenter will be Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager, Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation. Description […]

  • 17 July 2013

    ABPmer’s Online Managed Realignment Database aka OMREG has been used to underpin the “Regulating Services – Coastal Habitats” chapter of the “Managing the land in a changing climate – Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2013”. The progress report reviews some of the key ecosystem services provided by the land. Specifically, the report addresses the use of […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ‘tipping point analysis’ approach developed by Deltares is due for introduction in Colombia. The South American country wants to be properly prepared for climate change in the future and for managing the impact on the water system. Policymakers can use the ‘tipping point analysis’ to decide in good time which investments are needed for […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Deltares together with UNESCO-IHE, has recently carried out a study on the impact of climate change on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe, a country on the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. Sao Tomé and Principe is composed of dozens of islands, Sao Tomé being the largest. Islands are […]

  • 29 May 2012

    The Central Dredging Association is committed to environmentally responsible management of dredging activities and the paper “CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AS IT AFFECTS THE DREDGING COMMUNITY” seeks to raise awareness, to help the dredging community prepare for consequences of climate change, and to understand how dredging can contribute to adaptation measures. The dredging community means all […]

  • 15 July 2011

    The storms that battered the West Coast during the winter of 2009-10 eroded record chunks of shoreline, and more will likely disappear as… (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, July 15, 2011;

  • 18 December 2009

    THE Australian Maritime College’s (AMC) Maritime Transport Policy Centre (MTPC) and the AMC’s National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability have teamed up to research on what impact climate change will have on Australian ports… Source: Shipping Industry, December 17, 2009

  • 4 December 2009

    Bangladesh will seek Tk 70,000 crore from the international community at the Copenhagen conference to deal with the impacts of climate change, said the chief of a parliamentary committee yesterday… Source: The Daily Star; December 4, 2009;209

  • 17 November 2009

    Bangladesh said Tuesday it would need 10 billion dollars from rich countries in the next four years to offset the effects of climate change — double its original estimate… Source: Voice of South, November 17, 2009;

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays. This national Research Coordination Network (RCN), part of NSF’s […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]