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  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, questioned the Conservative Government on the divestiture of the Sydney Harbour bottom. Eyking asked when the government will transfer control of the harbour bottom to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) so the municipality can focus on the economic development of the Port. “Now that the dredging is complete, […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming have each received $112,500 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop protect, manage and restore wetlands in the state of Wyoming. The EPA Wetland Program Development Grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to support state and local […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme. DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a view to conserve top soil and prevent soil erosion and land degradation, the Ministry of Agriculture is implementing various watershed development programmes, namely National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed Areas, Soil Conservation in Catchments of River Valley Project and Flood Prone River and Reclamation and Development of Alkali & Acid Soils across the […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy. According to him, re-elected Conservative Government will provide funding for the new maritime terminal at the Port of Montreal’s Alexandra Pier, and the expansion of the Ross Gaudreault […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau has announced that the Town of Fairfield will host a Public Informational Meeting regarding the Mill River Cleanup on Thursday, February 26, 2015. During this meeting, representatives from the Exide Group, the owners of the property on the Post Road where the cleanup is taking place, and TRC Engineering, the firm […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Green Infrastructure (GI) guide, launched this week at World Water Week, is set to raise much needed awareness of the benefits of GI solutions for water resources management, according to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The Green Infrastructure Guide for Water Management: Ecosystem-based Management Approaches for Water-Related Infrastructure Projects is a product […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups announced a settlement reached in the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project litigation that establishes significant new conservation efforts to help the Savannah River withstand the harm from further deepening, and requires proof that a proposed oxygen injection system actually works before any river dredging can begin. Previously, conservation groups challenged the project in multiple […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation awarded more than $155,000 in Mohawk River Basin Program grants for four projects in the Mohawk River Basin Watershed. According to the DEC Acting Commissioner, Basil Seggos, these grants, funded by the state Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency and create recreational opportunities in […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has rejected as out of touch with community expectations, claims by Michael Roche of the Queensland Resources Council about the efforts of conservation groups to stop the mining industry from industrialising the coastline of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said: “The […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.9 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment along the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified by the United States and Canada as one of 43 toxic hotspots in the Great Lakes basin. Work will […]

  • 25 January 2012

    A special beach nourishment project to recreate the coastline has been introduced by the Coast Conservation Department (CCD) for the first…   By Disna MUDALIGE (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, January 25, 2012; Image: slpa

  • 7 December 2010

    A conservation plan is needed to protect the island’s rich natural heritage for decades to come, officials say. And they’re giving residents… By Mike Morrison (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, December 7, 2010;

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) convened two briefing events for more than 100 congressional staff in Washington, D.C. on June 4, to discuss the importance of the $650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). Coinciding with National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9) – an […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam yesterday kicked off a new phase of Virginia’s efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries. “The Commonwealth has made great strides in reducing nitrogen and phosphorus pollution to the Chesapeake Bay, reaching our goal of reducing nutrient pollution by 60% by 2017. As a result, the Bay is […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $600,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program to preserve the economic and ecological vitality of this vast coastal watershed. The EPA award provides funding to implement the EPA-approved Coastal Bays Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan, a consensus of the best means for restoring and maintaining the water quality […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Jackson County Port Authority commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a “very conservative” budget of about $28.7 million for the next … April M. Havens (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, September 16, 2010;

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced yesterday a $300,000 state grant award to evaluate a shore protection system and maximize the marine habitat at Great Kills Harbor, which was heavily hit by Superstorm Sandy. The storm caused significant erosion to Staten Island’s bluffs and beaches as well as Great Kills Harbor, where it lifted and moved […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC has announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities. “Our […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has announced that Ms Anthea Tinney will Chair the long awaited Independent Review of management and environmental concerns in Gladstone Harbour and Curtis Island. While this is welcomed, conservation groups are concerned that details regarding other critical aspects of the UNESCO recommended review have not been provided. Michael McCabe from […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Sri Lanka government sources say that a cabinet paper will be brought soon to establish a new corporation to streamline the conservation…   (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, April 18, 2011    

  • 10 April 2012

    A dispute over a permit for a $600 million dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel is in the hands of the South Carolina Supreme Court. According to ajc.com, a lawsuit was filed last month by the Southern Environmental Law Center. It was filed on the behalf of the Savannah Riverkeeper, the South Carolina Coastal […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    As communities across the Southeast United States and the Caribbean count the cost of flood and wind damage during Hurricane Matthew, a pioneering study led by scientists at UC Santa Cruz, Coastal Wetlands and Flood Damage Reduction, has quantified how much protection natural coastal habitats provide during hurricanes. Using the latest modeling techniques, scientists from […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conservation groups say the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) must use its powers to protect the World Heritage-listed asset from a massive dredging project. The federal government this week approved a major dredging project to expand the Abbot Point coal terminal in north Queensland. The approval gives the go-ahead for three million cubic […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) said in their latest release that they will sponsor a one-day workshop for engineers, designers and regulatory staff on the use of nature-based practices to address shoreline erosion.  According to the official statement, CRMC staff will discuss RI regulations that apply to these practices. Representatives from The Nature […]