Coastal areas have been centers of human activity throughout history and current trends indicate that migration toward these zones is continuing.

Researchers from the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), the Federal University of Ceará (UFC) and the Federal University of South

The Earth has gained coastal land equivalent to the size of Jamaica in the past 30 years with man-made construction outpacing erosion caused by rising sea levels, mapping data showed on Thursday.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Coastal Zone Management Plan, 02/08/2016. Coastal Zone Management Plans (CZMPs) of coastal States and Union Territories (UTs) approved by the Government of India in 1996 are in force till January, 2017.

Government is working on a policy to expand various activities along the country’s coastline, Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said today, asserting that good development and environment could

Sixteen months after a Right to Information (RTI) application was filed, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has disclosed a copy of the “Report of the Committee to Review the Issues relating to the Coastal Regulation Zone, 2011” to Kanchi Kohli, a well-known expert with the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)-Namati Env

More than a billion people across the world are living in cities seriously threatened by climate change. These are coastal cities, and most are already experiencing increased flooding, extreme weather and storm surges.

This guidance note provides review and recommendations for how the protective services of mangroves and coral reefs can be measured and valued in a manner consistent with national economic accounts and included in other decision-making processes to support planning for development, disaster risk, and coastal zone management.

Researchers found that coral reefs are becoming more vulnerable due to coastal development than previously predicted, according to a study at the University of Florida.

As climate change and variability significantly impact Sub-Saharan Africa’s development agenda, a new World Bank plan outlines actions required to increase climate resilience and low-carbon development in an effort to maintain current and protect future growth and poverty reduction goals.

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