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Climate Change and Communities: An Example From Norway

Erosion, Films
Nov
26

The CostAdapt Project is a transnational EU Northern Periphery Programme funded project concerning local communities adaptation to climate change at the coast.

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Climate Change and Communities: An example from the Outer Hebrides

Erosion, Films
Nov
26

Professor Andrew Cooper, University of Ulster, narrates this video on the problems facing local communities in the Outer Hebrides.

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Coastal Change and Archaeology, an Example from Orkney

Professor Andrew Cooper, University of Ulster, narrates this short CoastAdapt video about coastal erosion and archaeology using Orkney as an example.

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People’s Tribunal Defends Native Villages from Dams, Mexico

Erosion, News
Nov
16

After listening to the testimonies of people from nine communities that have fought the construction of hydropower complexes in five of the country’s provinces, the members of the PPT issued their verdict condemning the Mexican government and demanding the definitive cancellation of all the hydroelectric megaprojects.

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Sculpting Of An Erodible Body By Flowing Water

Erosion, Inform
Nov
13

Erosion by flowing fluids carves striking landforms on Earth and also provides important clues to the past and present environments of other worlds.

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Elwha, The Grand Experiment

Erosion, News
Nov
12

Stanford University’s School of Humanities and Sciences, and their Knight Risser Prize for Western Journalism, has honored Lynda Mapes of the Seattle Times with a Special Citation for the report, “Elwha: The Grand Experiment”, which focusses on the largest dam removal project in the world currently underway in Washington State.

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Calls for Advances in Resotration Sedimentology to Protect World’s River Deltas

Erosion, News
Nov
7

As land is disappearing from river deltas at alarming rates, rapid advances in the new and developing field of restoration sedimentology will be needed to protect the world’s river deltas from an array of threats.

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Laos Approves Xayaburi Mega Dam On Mekong

Erosion, News
Nov
6

Laos has given the go-ahead to build a massive dam on the lower Mekong river, despite opposition from neighbouring countries and environmentalists.

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Marshes of Mesopotamia

Wars in the Persian Gulf region and the deliberate draining of the Mesopotamian marshes, left a vast area of once-teeming river delta a dry, salt-encrusted desert, emptied of insects, birds and the people who lived on them. Now the marshes are under threat again, this time from the building of huge dams in Turkey on the Tigris and Euphrates.

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