Renewable energies on coastal environment and development: what is challenging Italy? Rome, 12 March  Impatto delle energie rinnovabili sulle coste: quali le sfide in termini di Innovazione e Ricerca Responsabile?  Marine energy – in particular wave and tidal generated electricity – is exiting the research and development stage and entering the operational, pre-commercial phase, the […]

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Coastal cities and towns are facing urbanization challenges. This goes for those large cities exposed to population growth and mass tourism, but also those coastal towns facing the opposite – loss of population and work places; reduced competitiveness concerning attracting citizens and tourists. The urbanized city-areas have been subject to big changes in the last […]

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 1 – 2 March 2017 Crowded city at the pristine coast Nowoczesne miasto przy naturalnej plaży Pressures exerted by building on the dunes, visual pollution, noise and carrying capacity are current key challenges to the sustainable development of tourism and recreation in the cities along the Polish coast and in particular the Gulf of Gdansk. […]

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17 January 2017   Pollution by human pressure with a special focus on marine litter Deșeurile marine – presiunea antropică asupra mării   Marine litter can be defined as any persistent manufactured or processed solid material that is discarded or abandoned in the marine and costal environment. Marine litter is present in all seas and […]

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16 December 2016 Marine Protection in the Shadow of Urbanization: Prince’s Islands Case Kentleşmenin Gölgesinde Denizi Korumak: Adalar Örneği Metropolises struggles to balance coastal protection and development. One of the most important problems of metropolitan areas is the challenges among the socioeconomic needs, urbanization and sustainability of environment. The regulation and management of ever continuing […]

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