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  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minoru Kiuchi, at State House yesterday. They spoke about the extension of the Providence fishing port, which forms part of a Seychelles request for a 7th Fisheries Grant from the Japanese Government. The officials also discussed the climate […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Regional Development Minister, Michelle McIlveen MLA, has established a new forum to deal with the issue of coastal erosion, according to the Democratic Unionist Party. Welcoming the first meeting of the forum, Michelle McIlveen said: “Coastal erosion is an issue that I have a particular interest in given that I live in the Ards area where […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term data (1967 to 2012) available by aerial photographs and satellite images shows that about 11% of the Mauritius coastal areas have been eroded, with severe erosion at Albion, Bel Ombre and Mon Choisy, while over the last ten years, an average decrease from 50 % to 27 % of live coral in the […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With a $35 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), The Bahamas will seek to build the country’s resilience to coastal risks through sustainable coastal protection, including natural infrastructure and integrated management of the coast. The program will finance shoreline stabilization and coastal flooding control measures on Grand Bahama Island, Central Long Island, and […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two environmental experts from state agencies will talk Tuesday night in Scituate, Massachusetts, about the process of coastal erosion and storm damage and options for protecting the fragile coastline. Geologist Rebecca Haney from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management will join coastal geologist Jim Mahala from the State Department of Environmental Protection as the keynote […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship will allow Isabela Cabral from Brazil to study long-term coastal erosion at the Center for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Ms Cabral (photo), from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, is one of only four high performing PhD students from Latin America to receive the […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards. The funding will help federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC) has welcomed two new members to its Oversight Board, Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) and Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara).  The appointments, made by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), entrust the new Board members to provide legislative oversight and support the Conservancy in its mission to protect, restore […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Shoreline Management Plan for the Ayrshire coastline has been prepared by North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils and will be presented to the community next week. The plan presents a large-scale assessment of the risks to the people of Ayrshire and its developed, historic and natural environment, from coastal flooding and erosion, and identifies […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding its fourth public information meeting on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation on Thursday, August 17, 2017, the State of Hawaii said in its latest release.  This meeting is one of a series of public information meetings being held statewide to educate people about […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the invitation by the Environment Agency, Dutch and British flood experts last week exchanged ideas for more collaboration on innovation in the area of flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM). The exchange took place during one of the workshops held as part of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference in Telford, UK on […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D. Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief visited Portrane and Burrow Beach last week to see the impact that coastal erosion is having on the area. “I am delighted to have been invited to visit Portrane today to see at first hand the impact that coastal […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coffs Harbor City Council has agreed to forward a Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for agreement for it to go on public exhibition in 2015. The draft planning proposal follows the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor which addresses the […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland is reaching out to the local community to ask what they value most about the coast to investigate and manage coastal erosion and any potential risk of storm tide flooding within the Port Hedland townsite. According to David Pentz, CEO of the Town of Port Hedland, the process will ensure […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is working with the Technital & Saunders group on the design of a new coastal defense system to protect the Batumi Coast in Georgia against erosion. The coast near Batumi has been struggling with coastal erosion for four years now, with more than one meter a year being lost to the sea in some […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Stirling, Western Australia, is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool. To do this, the city is inviting a feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity. Following a series of storms in 2009 that […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has released a video about engineering the coast by understanding its nature, named ‘Coastal Erosion and Protection’. “Coastal erosion and protection is an ongoing challenge. Information about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts,” DHI […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in cooperation with Songkhla province has held a meeting to discuss solutions to solving coastal erosion problems. Dr.Silaporn Buasai, Deputy Chief of the TRF, stated that the purpose of the meeting was for the TRF to present solutions gathered from researches on coastal erosion problem solving, especially in Songklha province, […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new study conducted by The Nature Conservancy and funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) helps land managers and agencies identify “coastal strongholds”. Because of their unique topographies, elevations and landforms, these areas give threatened habitats in Delaware a chance to escape rising sea levels and continue to provide vital services to […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    People of Namoli Village in Lautoka, Fiji, will now have peace of mind after the commissioning of their new seawall today – built to maximum protection from coastal erosion. During the commissioning of the coastal protection works at Namoli Village, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said that the stone-masonry seawall structure includes a pitching drain with […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Real action on climate change is finally becoming a reality with the release of a State Government report assessing those areas most at risk of coastal erosion, the Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA) said in its latest release. Commenting the news, WALGA President, Cr Lynne Craigie said that the sector had been calling for […]