Trust nature: The best way to defend deltas against rising seas is with sand and mud
Delta – Batik on silk by © Mary Edna Fraser.
Sediment constantly and naturally replenishes deltas, keeping them — and all the people, fields, industries, cities and wildlife that rely on them — above the water.
While scientifically proven, this surprising fact has struggled to gain much traction outside the small world of geomorphologists…
Life-Giving Deltas Starved by Dams, by Peter Bosshard, Policy Director, International Rivers / Huffington Post(05-24-2014)
At a time when coastal areas are already battered by climate change, life-giving deltas are being sacrificed to dam building…