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  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transformation of the Beresford Foreshore will soon continue with enhancement works on the popular stretch of coastline scheduled to begin in early February. The next phase of this Coastal Protection and Enhancement Project will provide landscaping along the 1.8km long Foreshore, public facilities and the replacement of amenities lost to coastal erosion, reported the City of […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marshlands in the south east of England could start to disappear from the year 2040 due to rapid sea level rise, according to new research involving Durham University scientists. Using data from more than 800 sediment cores which record how salt marshes responded to variable rates of sea-level rise over the past 10,000 years, the […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Honolulu District, in partnership with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources, will provide an update on the West Maui Watershed Management Study at the Ridge 2 Reef Initiative (R2R) public meeting on August 30. During the meeting, set to take […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host informational outreach event featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion, water levels and the Corps’ programs and regulations. This event, set to take place on Thursday, May 24, at Lexington State Park, will discuss: water level regulation and forecasts, coastal geology and erosion, regulatory program and […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seaton’s local community will have the opportunity to learn more about how the town’s Beach Management Plan (BMP) is progressing at a drop-in session on 30 August, from 3pm onwards, at the Marshlands Center in Seaton, the East Devon District Council said in its latest release.  At the session people will have the opportunity to […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work has begun on a new £4 million flood scheme that will increase flood protection for Starcross and Cockwood. According to the Environment Agency, the work on this coastal protection project started yesterday, January 8th 2018. At Starcross the EA will install 2 new floodgates at Church Road and Generals Lane slipway. They will also raise the […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced yesterday a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coral conservation research.  The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal communities […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy, together with Heavy Force Private Limited, recently signed an agreement for construction of the coastal protection structures in Gaaf Dhaalu atoll Gahdhoo Island. The project includes construction of 950 meter rock revetment in the Gahdhoo area. The main goal of this development scheme is to nourish, protect and prevent the spots of the […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville City Council will conduct top-up sand renourishment works on Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay beaches this month as part of an ongoing program to combat erosion on the island. The Nelly Bay works will happen from June 6-10 and the Horseshoe Bay works will happen from June 13-17, reported the City Council. At Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee and the Northwest Straits Foundation are sponsoring a workshop on coastal process and erosion management on Saturday, November 14 at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock. Coastal geologist Jim Johannessen, the featured speaker, will share information about how landowners can protect and maintain their shoreline properties. Topics include erosion […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday, 22 April, from 8am to 12pm, Redland City Council just announced. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan to reduce erosion on the Huia Domain and foreshore has been approved by the Waitākere Ranges Local Board following extensive consultation with the local community, iwi, coastal engineers and council representatives. “The first proposals over 18 months ago did not reflect how strongly the community felt about retaining this unique slice of heritage. […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth University (BU) is conducting an investigation on how artificial rock pools fixed to harbor walls can increase biodiversity by creating a habitat for marine species. “BU is looking at how to protect species from ‘coastal squeeze’ – an effect caused by rising sea levels that reduces the habitat of coastal marine life. As sea […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser Coast Regional Council is planning for increased threats of erosion and higher storm tides along the coastline, and inviting residents to get involved in the process. Fraser Coast Councillor, David Lewis, said that the council was keen to hear from the community about what they valued about the Fraser Coast coastline to help identify […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils has recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and sea walls. Joint Committee Chair and Regional Councillor Peter Beaven received the comments of Councillors representing Napier […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lincolnshire Beach Management (LBM) will begin the beach management works on Monday, May 6, placing new sand onto the Boygrift, Sutton on Sea, Mablethorpe, Trusthorpe, Wolla Bank and Chapel Six Marshes, Trunch Lane, Ingoldmells and Huttoft beaches. The beach management works help manage coastal flood risk for around 20,000 residential homes, 1,700 businesses, 24,500 static caravans […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and its federal partner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have awarded the construction contract for the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation Project in Jefferson Parish. This $12.5 million project will create and nourish 791 acres of marsh in the Barataria Basin and will be built by […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has revised its Coastal Zone Management Plan for the northern coastal areas and is seeking community feedback on the proposed changes. Council has worked with the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to review the Wyong Coastal Zone Management Plan (WCZMP 2017) in response to changes to NSW legislation and improved information […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) and America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) will host two leadership roundtables on October 24 and 25, bringing together a diverse group of coastal interests to focus on implementing and financing the state’s coastal master plan. The meetings will take place at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on the LSU […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic engineering specialists, HR Wallingford, unveiled their latest generation tsunami simulator, the most realistic yet, at their facilities at Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, today. The Tsunami Simulator, which is installed in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility, is being part-funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council Starting Grant ‘URBAN WAVES’. A team from UCL (University College London) […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Redcliffs residents now have greater security against flooding with the completion of the new Beachville Road seawall. The 500 meter-long seawall reconstruction by the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) was celebrated at the weekend with a community gathering attended by scores of locals. New Heathcote ward councillor, Sara Templeton, declared the project finished with […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coney Island T-groin Project, located in Sea Gate, Brooklyn, NY is nearing its completion. Andrew Masella, civil engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in this video discusses the importance of the projects features and benefits the community of Sea Gate will receive after the construction of the T-groins. The Coney […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Director Dan Ashe has announced that over $20 million will be provided to 28 projects in 12 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 10,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local governments, private landowners, conservation […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the award of more than $80 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to 22 projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Texas. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Rockport’s project to repair and improve the upper Pigeon Cove stone breakwater and the harbor entrance breakwater has officially begun. Work at the Upper Breakwater includes construction of an access road along the breakwater for resetting and replacing stone and base material at discrete damage sections along the structure. The work also includes […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Water board Noorderzijlvest has contracted Dutch-based consultancy firm Grontmij to make a preliminary design and contract for a 12 km sea dike improvement between Eemshaven and Delfzijl, on the north coast of the Netherlands. The flood defense project is part of a nationwide program to reinforce dikes to withstand heavier wave loads. The authorities decided […]