MUMBAI: The state government seems to have finally hit upon the idea of trading in scarce land as equity for slum redevelopment in areas governed by coastal regulation zone (CRZ) norms.

The World Bank-aided Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) project, aiming to provide solution for better management of coastal zone, is expected to be completed in Gujarat by 2015.

Malaysia is one of the few countries that share Dubai’s obsession with manmade islands and grandeur.

A special beach nourishment project to recreate the coastline has been introduced by the Coast Conservation Department (CCD) for the first time in Sri Lanka to combat coastal erosion, CCD Deputy Di

With the Rs 8,000-crore coastal road proposal now firming up to replace the earlier Rs 20,000-crore sea link-tunnel-road plan between Malad and Nariman Point, Mumbaikars could look forward to cheap

The city's proposed coastal road project, being pushed by the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Mr Prithviraj Chavan, will be a 35-km-long eight-lane expressway and is expected to cost Rs 8,000 crore.

A committee headed by Brihanmumbai Municipal commissioner (BMC) Subodh Kumar submitted the plan of a 35.6km road between Nariman Point and Kandivli, which runs parallel to the coast.

This report seeks to present a review of the current status of coastal governance with regard to its compatibility with Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) in Sri Lanka.

The committee formed to explore the possibility of coastal roads in the city will ask the state government to make Mumbai a special case to relax the stringent norms in the Coastal Regulatory Zone

Seven years after the 2004 tsunami, with the coastal communities in Tamil Nadu yet to reconcile with its after-effects, another disaster is gradually unfolding. A massive relief and rehabilitation campaign, largely driven by private aid with the state playing a mere regulatory role, has opened up the coast for investment, making it a most attractive zone for a new kind of disaster capitalism with ultra mega industrial projects of ports, thermal power plants and petrochemical industries. An investment-led growth regime