Apr 19, 2016
Official Release of the Report: Managing coasts with natural solutions: Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs
Key findings and results from the report: Managing coasts with natural solutions: Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs will be presented by authors Dr. Glenn Marie Lange, WAVES Chief Technical Advisor, and Dr. Michael Beck, Lead Marine Scientist, The Nature Conservancy.
(Link to feature story on the report: Nature as the First Line of Defense Against Floods)
There will also be a panel discussion on how to operationalize the guidelines with Sofia Bettencourt, Lead Adaptation Specialist, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, World Bank; Prof. Iñigo Losada, Director of Research, Environmental Hydraulics Institute of Cantabria; and Guillermo Franco, Global Head of Catastrophe Research, Guy Carpenter Co. Carter Ingram, Wildlife Conservation Society, will serve as the panel moderator.
There will be an open discussion with the audience following.
The meeting takes place at the World Bank in Washington, DC.