Nature: A Better, Faster, Cost-Effective Answer for Climate Resilience?

As sea-levels rise and weather-related threats continue to increase, opportunities emerge for people and local governments to build “living shorelines” designed to reduce risk to communities and infrastructure from flooding and storm surge, while often providing the ecosystem benefits of habitat.

Mozambique: Investing in Environment Pays off for the Poorest

Environmental damage and a disease affecting coconut trees have affected Mozambique's economy, which is highly reliant on products and services derived from healthy ecosystems. It is estimated that nationwide, over 82 percent of jobs depend on natural resources and that natural capital contributes up to 50 percent of GDP.

World Bank Partnership Releases New Guidelines for Better Valuing Natural Solutions for Coastal Protection

WAVES and a team of cross-sector researchers led by The Nature Conservancy released a new report to more effectively value nature-based solutions for reducing coastal risks. 


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