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  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the Sandy anniversary a day away, the de Blasio Administration has announced continued progress on the City’s OneNYC resiliency program that will prepare neighborhoods, economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats. Some projects include dunes to protect coasts; storm water management and […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to develop and transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal. Nauru President, Mr. Lionel Aingimea, today witnessed the upgrade work as engineers installed large reinforced concrete piles into the atoll’s bedrock. Over 500 of […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Green Climate Fund (GCF) Executive Director a.i., Javier Manzanares and Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development have signed a project agreement to build the resilience of the Marshall Islands, which is facing an increased force of tropical storms that threaten its sustainability. Manzanares commented: “The Pacific Resilience Project is critical to the future […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Ports are likely to be affected directly and indirectly by climate changes, such as rising sea levels, extreme weather events and rising temperatures. Climate change and its impact on ports will be the theme of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Expert Meeting that will take place from the 29th to […]

  • 10 September 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 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 […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday grants totaling $15.9 million to support over 300 projects around the nation that help build resilient coastal communities and economies. Through university, state and other partnerships, Sea Grant Programs will supplement the federal funding with an additional $7.9 million in non-federal matching funds, bringing the total investment to more than […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flood & Coast conference, aimed to tackle the big questions facing flood and coastal erosion management, will take place at the Telford International Center from 20-22 March, 2018.  The topics including infrastructure resilience, partnership working, community collaboration and incident response will be debated at the event. Speakers this year include the Chief Executive of […]

  • 30 March 2011

      CEDA members are invited to express interest in participating in the new CEDA Working Group “Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community”. The WG is expected to produce a short, 2-4 page, document. Under the auspieces of the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), the group is foreseen to run until November this year. […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A webinar named ‘Restoring Connecticut River Flow in a Changing Climate’, hosted by Kim Lutz from The Nature Conservancy, is set to take place on February 27, 2019, at 12:00pm. During the webinar, Kim Lutz will cover assessment and management recommendations for the Connecticut River watershed, the largest watershed in New England, covering 7.2 million acres. In […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens today slammed the Queensland Resources Council’s latest Great Barrier Reef spin campaign as an attempt to distract from the obvious damage the coal and gas industries do to the Great Barrier Reef. “No PR campaign can absolve the coal lobby from responsibility for the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Marshall Islands, Christopher Loeak, today officially opened the Coastal Causeway Project in Woja Island, Ailinglaplap Atoll, as part of the country’s efforts to build resilience to climate change. The project has involved constructing a rock causeway combined with soft engineering measures to strengthen the vulnerable and narrow road link […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is marking its 150th anniversary today during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker. In addition to climate change, the energy transition and other themes, the symposium will celebrate the history of Dutch marine engineering with the presentation of the book Breaking New Ground. Throughout 2018, Van Oord has […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the fifth year in a row, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has proposed major funding for restoring the Chesapeake Bay and protecting the environment and well-being of Marylanders. “Through his funding priorities, Governor Hogan continues to demonstrate unprecedented support for initiatives that protect our lands and waters and prepare our citizens for the future,” said […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABT Associates/Kresge Foundation has released a new report called “Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities”.   The report included a visit to Avalon, New Jersey as Senior Analyst Alexis St. Juliana met with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl, and Avalon Deputy Emergency Management Director Harry DeButts to discuss beach […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Vice President Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo has expressed the readiness of Nigeria to partner with the United Nations to prevent the occurrence of disaster in the country. Arc Namadi Sambo, who received in his office the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Ms Magareta Whohlsrom that paid […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part the EU-funded HYDRALAB+ project, scientists from HR Wallingford will work with 23 partner organisations from across Europe to address the urgent need to understand the consequences of climate change on rivers, estuaries and coasts. The four-year project will create closer ties between international research institutes and provide training and access to experimental facilities to […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is today launching the bidding to manage tidal flood risk in London and the Thames Estuary in what is the UK’s largest flood risk management contract. Suppliers from all over Europe are invited to bid for the Thames Estuary Phase 1 programme, which includes projects to maintain, refurbish, and replace Thames tidal […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has completed an investigatory study looking at sustainable solutions to coastal erosion in the African island group of Sao Tome and Principe. The islands are severely affected by coastal erosion in a number of locations, in part as a result of climate change. The study was conducted at two specific locations to see whether […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is set to take place next week, on October 9-10th at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. There’s still time to register for the conference and join representatives from companies like; Jan De Nul | Myanmar Port Authority | GHD | Royal IHC | Port of […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 2 November 2010

    A recent study by University of Minnesota researcher Satish Gupta, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, shows that the turbidity in the… (farmprogress) [mappress] Source: farmprogress, November 2, 2010;