Adaptation to climate change through management and restoration of European estuarine ecosystems

Context

Coastal areas are vulnerable to many climate change effects like sea level rise. This is especially important in Europe, where many people live within the coast.

Approach

Nature-based solutions take advantage of nature’s own resources to provide a sustainable alternative to traditional coast defence strategies like dykes.

Solution

The LIFE ADAPTA BLUES project aims to demonstrate onstudies estuarine ecosystems to enhance the adaptation to climate change of European Atlantic coastal areas.

News

The ADAPTA BLUES project kick off meeting was held in Santander

The ADAPTA BLUES project was formally launched on September, 30th, in the kick off meeting held in Santander with the presentation of the four partners (IHCantabria, IPLeiria, TNC Europe and Figueira da Foz Council). The partnership reviewed all the project actions and the involvement of each partner in each one. Administrative procedures and financial issues [...]

Activity

The LIFE Adaptablues project has vegetated estuary ecosystems (EVE) to reduce the impact of climate change on coastal areas.

February 19th, 2020|0 Comments

The LIFE Adaptablues project has vegetated estuary ecosystems (EVE) to reduce the impact of climate change on coastal areas. However, European estuaries are threatened by factors of human origin. ➡️ Land reclamation ➡️ Eutrophication ➡️ Propagation of invasive [...]

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