Coastal livelihoods in SW Bangladesh are largely dependent on its natural resources of mangrove forest (timber, wood fuel, honey, fish and other aquatic species) agriculture and marine fisheries. Following construction of the coastal embankment and other development investment there have been drastic environmental changes.

Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray has shown his interest in expediting the process of inviting bids for the 35.6km Nariman Point to Kandivli coastal road.

Integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) is a complex undertaking that draws on a range of biophysical and social science disciplines, and involves a wide range of stakeholders operating through multiple processes, and crossing various levels. Conceptually, this means that ICZM represents a significant challenge in terms of improving the way in which different disciplinary 'knowledges' and different forms of knowledge (scientific, managerial, lay, and indigenous) inform decision making.

This policy brief is largely based on the World Atlas of Mangroves (2010) which provides a wealth of knowledge on the ecology, biodiversity, distribution, economic value, and management status of mangroves around the world.

The Climate Change Fund Trustee Board yesterday approved four projects of different government agencies involving Tk 62 crore to fight impacts of climate change.

Fixing of a time line for different phases of activities to be undertaken against each scheme of the World Bank-aided project under the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) was stressed at the

Thousands of leatherback turtle eggs and hatchlings have been crushed by bulldozers on Trinidad's northern coast, conservationists say.

A new government report has warned that rapidly rising sea levels around China will affect an estimated 1,300 coastal townships, or 3 percent of the country's total, by 2050.

The decision to establish Sansha city in South China's Hainan province to administer the Xisha, Zhongsha and Nansha islands and their surrounding waters will further protect the South China Sea's m

Increasing discharge of pollutants and booming offshore human activity, such as oil exploration, are worsening China's fragile marine environment, according to an annual report released by the coun