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Natural Capital Symposium

Climate-smart coastal planning and sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean

March 17, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Munger Conference Center, Paul Brest West

Exiss Horse Trailer Wiring Diagram The growing number and severity of coastal hazards and rapidly expanding development in coastal areas, is putting people and infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean at increasing risk.  Risk from coastal flooding and storms highlights the importance of considering climate factors and natural capital in planning for marine protected areas, disaster risk management, financing for coastal habitat restoration, and sustainable development.  In this session government leaders, practitioners, and scientists will come together to discuss recent initiatives and scientific advancements towards climate adaptation and disaster response in coastal regions in Latina America and the Caribbean.