Pieter van Eijk
Pieter van Eijk heads the risk reduction and climate adaptation programme at Wetlands International, promoting the role of wetlands for protecting people against hazards such as floods, droughts and storms. In developing ecosystem-based solutions towards resilience, he works closely with development organisations and with the civil engineering sector.
Articles By Pieter van Eijk
Building with Nature: Sustainable Protection of Mangrove Coasts
Authors: Bregje van Wesenbeeck | Femke Tonneijck | Hendra Yusran Siri | Jaap van Thiel de Vries | Katherine Cronin | Pieter van Eijk | Tom Wilms | Yus Rusila Noor
Building with Nature is an innovative approach that combines natural processes with innovative engineering methods to realise sustainable projects. Permeable dams are being utilised as part of a Building with Nature solution to help restore the eroding mangrove-mud coast of the Demak district in central Java, Indonesia.
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