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EbA in action: Examples from different ecosystems

This video provides examples of EbA measures that can be implemented in different ecosystems, including coastal areas, forests and grasslands, amongst others. This video is licensed under the CC…

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What is EbA valuation and why is it important?

This video introduces the concept of EbA valuation and explains why it is an important framework for assessing the effectiveness of EbA actions. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Setting the scene: Water challenges in the Mediterranean

The aim of this chapter is to outline water challenges in the Mediterranean by describing some water related common problems, such as: concentration of population in coastal areas, degradation of…

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Applying Nature-based Solutions in cities, coastal areas and drylands. Part 2: Solutions

This video is the first video of unit 3.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Applying Nature-based Solutions in cities, coastal areas and drylands. Part 1: Challenges

This video is the first video of unit 3.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Nature-based Solutions Nuts & Bolts

This video is the first video of unit 2.2 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Sustainable Coastal Management: Regional Voices

Sustainable coastal management is an issue we all should think about. This video presents some views from around the world. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Martin Visbeck & Jacqueline Uku | 2020 May 14

This live Q&A session took place on May 14, 2020, and answered questions related to the UN Decade of Ocean Science, ocean governance, ocean literacy, and the impact of COVID-19 on the ocean. …

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Introduction to Coasts

Coasts provide resources such as fish and seafood. They are also the location of tourism and connect countries as the location of megacities and ports for global trade. Coastal disasters have remote…

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Sea Level Rise and Coastal Impacts

Explains the impact on people that different levels of sea level rise would have. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Marine Food Chains

Marine food web structures differ greatly from those on land; plankton build up organic matter through photosynthesis that is consumed by secondary consumers, tiny crustaceans called copepods. These…

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Ecosystem and Nutrient Management

This chapter presents a positive example of marine management with nutrient management in the Baltic Sea and shows that it is essential to have effective international treaties, sound scientific…

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Coastal Ecosystems

Protecting coastal ecosystems means protecting the coasts, and may be effective in fighting sea level rise. Coastlines see the interaction between human population demand and marine ecosystem…

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Deltas under Pressure

In this chapter, Karl Statteger discusses coastal geology and river mouth systems and deltas. Rivers form deltas at their mouth and bring high quantities of sediment to the world ocean, and low lying…

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Coastal Systems: Physical and Socioeconomic Dimensions

The coast is an important boundary; it’s a physical boundary, a conceptual boundary, and a jurisdictional boundary. Using the definition of the coast as the place where the land meets the water…

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Coastal Hazards

Coastal systems are exposed to natural hazards such as tropical storms, as well as slower process such as coastal erosion. Sea level rise exacerbates the effects of these hazards and the rate of sea…

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