Ocean Action Hub

29 Jan 2019 - People living close to the country’s shoreline are reliant on agriculture and fishing for their livelihoods. Rising sea level and increase in the frequency and intensity of tropical cyclones are raising the incidences of flooding, salinity intrusion and erosion.

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31 Oct 2018 - Cities around the world are frequently flooding during extreme weather, largely because they are fast losing the wetlands that work as a natural defence, experts warn.

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21 August 2018 - Almost 20% of Bangladesh would find itself underwater and 30 million people would lose their homes if sea levels continue to rise. Mangrove plantings along vulnerable coastlines may reduce the impact of climate change.

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12 May 2017 - With climate change, finding innovative and sustainable ways to work together with rather than against nature for effective flood risk reduction will be critical.
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Video telling the story of the UNDP/GEF project, “Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Coastal Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)” in Guatemala.

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4 Apr 2017 - En Guatemala, los bosques de mangle conforman el principal ecosistema natural a lo largo de la Costa del Pacífico y cubren un total de 17,670.56 hectáreas del territorio nacio

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This report explains the ecology and social profile of coastal systems in Kenya...
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