This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges.

National governments can spur COVID-19 recovery, achieve shared prosperity and drive climate action through national policies and targeted investments to decarbonise cities and make them more resilient.

This publication brings out broad guidelines for coastal protection projects. Coastal protection project planning and design being an interdisciplinary task, needs inputs from coastal, geotechnical, hydrology, hydraulics, structural, meteorology, economics, environmental, geology, oceanography and other related disciplines.

This report addresses the question of Nigeria's fragile coastal areas. Using a consistent valuation methodology, it estimates the cost of coastal degradation in three Nigerian states: Cross River, Delta and Lagos.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mehdad & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 28/09/2020. This application was filed by the state of Goa seeking extension of time for finalizing Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP). The matter was getting delayed for a long time. The NGT said that repeated extensions were given earlier.

The court was informed that the delay was due to National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM).

“State of the Coast” is an analytical assessment that uses the latest data to provide a snapshot of current coastal conditions, along with future-facing strategies and opportunities to create a more resilient and healthier coast on the North Shore of Massachusetts.

This paper evaluates whether mangroves can mitigate the impact of hurricanes on economic activity.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sonia Raj Sood Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/03/2019. This application seeks quashing of final Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Sub-Urban Mumbai to the extent of inclusion of Bandra Fort and its adjoining plots in Coastal Regulation Zone-II (CRZ). Particular objection is to inclusion of CTS Nos. B-1153 (part), B-1156, B-1150 and B-1155 in Bandra (West), as said area is within 100 meters of Bandra Fort. Objection is also to inclusion of Plot No.

Coastal communities in South and Southeast Asia are strongly tied to marine and coastal resources that are vital for their food security and livelihoods. Meanwhile, pervasive expansion of the global economy is leading to rapid changes in coastal and marine resources, specifically through overfishing and hasty coastal development.

KOCHI: There is growing, substantial evidence that climate change has affected fish and other marine population over the decades.

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