Author: This article seeks to highlight the glaring gap between the planned activities within SAGARMALA and the long-term climate-change-induced threats facing coastal regions in India. It first discusses some of the more prominent impacts of climate change on India’s coastal infrastructure and highlights the likelihood of their continuing to amplify and accelerate in the near-term future. […]
Author: Part I of this article had addressed the vulnerability of coastal cities to climate-change-induced impacts such as extreme-weather events, and sea-level rise. This second part explores how the most-vulnerable groups within coastal communities are at high risk of being marginalised. As such, it tries to address the need to take into consideration the adaptation needs […]
Author: Abstract A country’s coastline is the epicentre of its business, commerce, transportation, and industry. It provides a majority of the global ecosystem goods and services that are central to the country’s socio-cultural and economic development. Hence, the threat posed to coastal cities by a rise in the sea level caused by climate change is both, […]
Author: Abstract Mangroves are amongst the world’s most fragile ecosystems. The impacts of global climate change such as rising sea-level, altering weather patterns, and acidifying oceans are putting mangrove forests at high risk. In addition, threats from human exploitation pose significant concern for their regeneration and restoration. This paper begins with an introduction to the unique […]
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