Theme: Oceans and coastal zones

UN Climate Action Summit Call to Action: Resilience & Adaptation Initiatives

Civil society representatives, businesses, governments and other organisations are invited to support the UN Climate Action Summit (UNCAS) Call for Action on resilience and adaptation by Wednesday 18th September. Under their co-leadership of the resilience and adaptation strand for UNCAS, the governments of UK and Egypt , in partnership with Malawi, Bangladesh, St Lucia, the Netherlands and […]

Canada Commits CAD $2.5M to the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance to Build Coastal Resilience

 G7 meeting, 26 August 2019, Biarritz, France Ocean and coastal resilience was a key topic during Canada’s 2018 G7 presidency. At this years’ G7 meeting, held in Biarritz, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced that the country would commit CAD $2.5 million ($1.9m) to support the Ocean Risk and Resilience Action Alliance (ORRAA) a new […]

One Resilient Team: Replanting mangroves to combat flood risk in the Philippines

Annually, typhoons batter the Philippines, but the replanting of proper mangrove species can help lessen the effects of these storms.