19 Jun '13, 9am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Protecting from rising seas: a role for natural shores? by @wildsingapore

For the first time, Singapore has started looking at coastal works specifically to protect from rising seas. Hopefully, this will also be an opportunity to incorporate natural regeneration in artificial protective structures. As well as the protection of existing natural shores as a continual source of marine life ‘babies’ and plant seeds and seedlings. Mangroves settling naturally on an artificial seawall at Pulau Hantu. The Building and Construction Authority (BCA), which is in charge of protecting the island nation's coasts, last month called a tender for a coastal adaptation study - the most extensive one done here yet - to come up with a framework to keep low-lying areas safe. The Building and Construction Authority also wants a list of adaptation options, new design-and-maintenance guidelines, an instrumentation and monitoring programme, and suggestions for a coastal...

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