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Kampf ums Land - Die Deltas der Welt wappnen sich Die großen Flussdeltas gehören zu den am dichtesten besiedelten Lebensräumen der Welt - und zu den gefährdetsten. Immer mehr Flüsse werden gestaut und verlieren so ihre Sedimentfracht, lange bevor daraus im Delta neuer Boden entstehen könnte. Gleichzeitig nagt der Meeresspiegelanstieg an den flachen Mündungsgebieten. Den Deltas droht das Ertrinken.
Monika Seynsche in report DeutschlandFunk, Sunday 29 May 2016
Adaptation Futures 2016 Output: Presentations, pictures and videos available Adaptation Futures 2016, a full house in Rotterdam (NL) with over 1600 people participating from more than 100 countries. People from the business community, governments and non-governmental organisations, scientists and practitioners have listened to hundreds of presentations and tens of poster presentations. These are online available and you can watch many pictures, and some videos of the plenary speakers.
Adaptation Futures 2016, Tuesday 17 May 2016
Comprehensive report of world’s transboundary water basins finds hotspots of risk The most comprehensive assessment of the world’s 286 transboundary river basins identifies hotspots at risk from a variety of issues; geopolitical risks are projected to increase in the next 15 to 30 years.
Center for Environmental Systems Research, Germany; Center for International Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University; City University of New York, Delta Alliance; International Union for the Conservation of Nature; International Geosphere-Biosphere Program; Oregon State University; Stockholm International Water Institute; and the United Nations Environment Program-DHI Partnership, Monday 2 May 2016
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