Nature-based solutions: challenge or opportunity?
Can nature-based solutions be mainstream solutions? Nature-based solutions have obvious advantages but have not been embraced at wider scale. The barriers which can hinder wide-scale application and the topic’s relevance to the dredging community are discussed.
Ecosystem services assessment of the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk
This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, in comparison with a traditional concrete and asphalt construction.
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and contractors.
How can the dredging sector join the global shift towards sustainability?
How can the dredging sector join the global shift towards sustainability?
A paradigm shift is being increasingly embraced within the dredging industry. The traditional engineering approach is becoming a holistic approach in which the ecosystem is leading and values for people, profit and planet are integrated in an interdisciplinary manner.
Towards Sustainable Port Development
An ecosystem services assessment of Port Botany’s expansion identifies the project’s economic, environmental and socio-economic impacts for a universal stakeholder guide which ensures sustainable development.
Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimisation
The report provides the general concept of ecosystem services and the overall considerations on its use in the context of dredging projects.
Webinar: Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem Services (on demand)
How to utilise the ecosystem services concept for more integrated marine infrastructure project assessments?
“Facts About Ecosystem Services & Dredging” describes how the value attributed to ecosystems and to dredging projects can be compared and evaluated.
Ecosystem Services
“Facts About Ecosystem Services & Dredging” describes how the value attributed to ecosystems and to dredging projects can be compared and evaluated.