Publication tag: Coastal hazards

Effective coastal adaptation needs accurate hazard assessment

Collapsed Kastom fig tree at Port Resolution on Tanna

Coastal hazard assessments involved many processes and it is necessary to study and understand the local processes before choosing an adaptation strategy. The adaptation is very specific to the case study and can’t be transferrable to another site without knowing the hazards and processes involved.

What constrains ecosystem-based adaptation?

Cyclone Pam

While ecosystem-based adaptation is a popular approach to managing climate change risks, uptake is still low. This paper explores the constraints and barriers around the adoption of ecosystem-based adaptation and seeks to enable practitioners and academics a pathway to embrace all of the dimensions involved to increase uptake and success.

Pacific EcoAdapt