Coastal protection

More than a decade ago, academics warned that mangrove forests were being lost faster than almost any other ecosystem, including coral reefs and tropical rainforests. But things are looking better.

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Coastal protection

This report finds the Western Indian Ocean assets regions are valued in billions, but foreshadows significant challenges for the region’s ocean-based economies and food supplies in the absence of stronger conservation…

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Coastal protection

This report considers the economic costs of climate adaptation, and proposes adaptation strategies for areas including infrastructure and buildings, coastal protection, water resources, flooding and agriculture, with…

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Coastal protection

Reefs and mangroves reduce the impact of waves hitting coasts, thus decreasing the risks of flooding and erosion, notes a world bank report.

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