The first digital nation? During a digital address to COP27 leaders, Tuvalu’s foreign minister said, “As our land disappears, we have no choice but to become the world’s first digital nation.”
Manzanillo, Mexico, 16 November 2022 – Greenpeace activists from Mexico and Aotearoa (New Zealand) have peacefully confronted a deep sea mining ship off the coast of Manzanillo, México this afternoon as it returned to port from the Pacific. Activists protested in a kayak holding banners that read “Stop Deep Sea Mining”.
Industrial gas supplier Air Products and Oiltanking Deutschland, a subsidiary of energy company Mabanaft, plan to build Germany’s first large-scale, green energy import terminal in the Port of Hamburg.
€ 7.8m DEI+ subsidy to fund full-scope research programme, incl. solar platform integration in North Sea offshore wind farms
MVRDV, as part of a team named North Creek Collective, has created a "Sea Level Rise Catalogue", introducing a series of proposals for the City of Vancouver, aiming to adapt waterfront buildings, landscape and infrastructure to accommodate to rising sea levels.
The natural world is the centre of life on Earth. Ecosystems – from forests, grasslands and peat bogs to oceans, rivers, savannahs and mountains – provide a vast range of services vital to the survival of humanity. They provide food and fresh water, protect us from disasters and disease, prop up the global economy, and crucially play a central role in tackling the climate crisis.
On Egypt's Red Sea coast, fish swim among thousands of newly planted mangroves, part of a programme to boost biodiversity, protect coastlines and fight climate change and its impacts.
ByBahira AMIN / Jiji Press
To help mitigate climate change and protect coastal communities, a new institute will be supporting the restoration and protection of ecosystems such as mangroves and seagrasses in South-east Asia and beyond.
Veronica Scotti, Chairperson for Public Sector Solutions at Swiss Re, has called for re/insurers to fund “transformative” climate adaptation projects to improve resilience, and says that the ongoing COP27 conference represents the “perfect opportunity” to drive this change.
Hai Yang Shi You 301, described as the world’s largest LNG bunker vessel, has been officially put into operation by China State Shipbuilding Corporation’s subsidiary Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) following a conversion project.
With its cliff-crashing waves, moody landscapes, and incredible recipes, northern Spain is a gorgeously green gem overlooked by many travelers. Its dramatic coasts and rugged mountains have been home to unique cultures and traditions, from the Celtic Galicians to the mysterious Basques, for millennia.
ByPlanet Travel News
WHEN the ScotWind round was announced in January this year, the names of some of the companies awarded seabed leases, were striking: Shell, TotalEnergies and BP.
Coastal flooding is becoming one of the most threatening natural hazards in Europe. The exposed population is very large, with 50 million EU citizens living in low-elevation coastal zones at less than 10 m above mean sea level. Today, economic losses are estimated to be Euro 1.4 billion per year
NOAA's latest report indicates it's likely coastal states are going to see at least 2 feet of sea-level rise between now and the end of the century.
Some 200,000 properties in England could be vulnerable to rising sea levels by 2050, but fewer than 35,000 have been officially recognised as at risk.
Olive ridley sea turtles are constantly on the move, so protective zones should follow them
Deep-water wave groups are known to be unstable and become rogue. Such unstable wave groups propagate independently regardless of interference. Results seem to support the concept of an unperturbed nonlinear water wave group focusing in the presence of counter-propagating waves, suggesting wave states are directional.
Rising ocean levels threaten dozens of Africa’s rapidly expanding coastal metropolises, resulting in shrinking land area, coastal flooding, more powerful storm surges, and the need for better mitigation.
A previously unrevealed program would use cameras, computer vision, and machine learning to track the carbon stored in the biomass of the oceans.
Large-scale, climate change-related relocation of people from the coast and flood-prone areas is inevitable, according to a panel of experts. Politicians must make tough decisions on when people have to abandon their homes, and how to compensate them.
To conserve water and energy, an Italian project is experimenting with growing plants in underwater “biospheres.”
The ocean and surrounding coastlands is a vast carbon sink that has yet to be fully tapped while offsetters and companies are chomping at the bit.
A trial will soon begin to see if a technique – never before seen on the Sunshine Coast – could be used to help replenish Maroochydore Beach in the future.