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  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    16.273 scientists from 113 countries where present at EGU General Assembly 2019 in Vienna in the beginning of April, The Interreg North Sea Region Program said in its latest release.  In the session “Natural hazards and climate change impacts in coastal areas”, results from the Building with Nature project were introduced. During the event, Simon […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr Alice Hall has won the Innovation Award at the CIRIA BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for her research in coastal infrastructure and defences. Bournemouth University (BU) ecologist worked with Scarborough Borough Council and University of Hull (Dr Sue Hull) on a scheme to protect houses and coastal infrastructure in Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire with […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An overwhelming 88 percent of Louisiana voters want their legislators to vote for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, according to a new statewide poll released yesterday, ‘Restore the Mississippi River Delta’ just announced. The master plan is the state’s science-based blueprint for large-scale restoration and protection of Louisiana’s critical coastal areas. The draft plan will […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of the tragic bluff collapse in Encinitas earlier this month that took the lives of three people, Senator Patricia Bates announced yesterday that she supports the efforts of U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, and U.S. Representative Mike Levin, to request the White House budget office approve funding that would help […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2020 Conservation and Restoration Partnership Fund until October 18, 2019. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1,000,000 in matching funds for projects addressing coastal conservation and restoration needs. This funding will allow the State, through CPRA, to explore private/public partnership opportunities […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee earlier this week passed the 2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which was amended to include $200 million in funding for Everglades restoration. “The federal government, in the last century, manipulated Florida’s water to bring it to where it wasn’t wanted and now we don’t get the water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that despite federal government shutdown, the comments on Queen Bess Island Restoration are still being accepted. The government shutdown has affected the online portal for submitting public comments on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group’s (LA TIG) Draft Restoration Plan #1.1: Queen Bess Island Restoration Project, […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday announced a new website tool that highlights past, current and future projects across Louisiana’s 20 coastal parishes. Using the existing website interface of the Coastal Information Management System (CIMS), the Parish Fact Sheets tool generates parish-specific data. The tool features an interactive map that allows users to hover over and identify […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion will be mitigated at Wild Cattle Creek, Tannum Sands, with management works to begin Tuesday, August 8, reports Gladstone Regional Council. Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said that contractors would undertake a sandpush to re-profile the shoreline and repair the existing vertical drop. “The method, which involves the transfer of built-up sand, will be […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, launched the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) yesterday, a 10-year national program that will invest $2 billion in projects that help communities better withstand natural hazards such as floods, seismic events and droughts. DMAF will support large-scale infrastructure projects with a minimum cost of $20 million like […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to slow down the rate of coastal erosion, sand nourishment works along Whitehill Road in Drummond Cove started yesterday. The works, expected to take five days to complete, will see approximately 5,000 m³ of sand placed along the shoreline. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that although Council recognizes […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $3.2 million in funding to support local efforts to proactively plan for and adapt to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. These Coastal Resilience grants, provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Office of Coastal Zone […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nine separate organizations focused on restoring Louisiana’s coast have sent a letter to Governor John Bel Edwards urging him to reject a proposal by Rep. Lance Harris that would strip $9.3 million from the Executive Department’s budget. The organizations are: Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, Restore or Retreat, Louisiana Wildlife Federation, […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Once again, the fleet of Acta Marine has been expanded with a new multicat of the type Eurocarrier 2209. The newly built vessel, named “Coastal Fighter”, was handed over to Acta Marine. After the naming ceremony, the Coastal Fighter immediately set course to the Dutch Province of Zeeland for her first assignment, offering assistance for […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mark Nardolillo, CEO and President of BEM Systems, Inc., will present at the Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) on February 9th, to discuss ‘Forecasting Risk to Infrastructure from Coastal Erosion in Arctic Alaska’, the company just announced. The presentation will summarize the recent risk assessment studies and modeling efforts on the mechanisms driving the […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program kicked off its 28th Priority Project List (PPL) on January 30th, January 31st, and February 1st. These Regional Planning Team meetings, held in Grand Chenier, Morgan City, and Lacombe, gave the public the opportunity to nominate projects that restore and protect Louisiana’s coastal wetlands. “Anyone […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Draft guidelines for the ongoing environmental monitoring and management of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe have been released for comment. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the draft Port Geographe Environmental Monitoring and Management Plan (EMMP), prepared by environmental experts, identifies monitoring requirements to minimize environmental impacts and […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day training course from March 12-13, 2019, introducing participants with the methods being used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. According to the company, the course is aimed at those who have just started or are about to start work on coastal management or engineering […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with Save The Bay and other partners, announced on Wednesday that work is now underway on an improvement project at the Sapowet Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Tiverton. The project, slated for completion in spring 2017, supports efforts to restore this degraded coastal habitat and strengthen […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker announced recently that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Wisconsin a three-year $840,000 Coastal Resilience Grant to help Lake Michigan communities and property owners in Southeastern Wisconsin reduce damages from coastal hazards and sustain the operation of their coastal economic assets. The grant entitled “Improving Economic Security in Coastal Wisconsin” […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kerry County Council recently submitted a coastal erosion and flood risk management study application to the Office of Public Works (OPW). According to the announcement, the Council is planning to carry out Coastal Erosion and Flood Risk Management Studies in the following Coastal Cells areas: Dingle Bay East-Castlemaine Harbor Coastal Cell, which extends a distance […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]