Sunday, September 23, 2012

United Nations will give 9 Billion dollar to Mauritius to stop coastal erosion (55% of the budget will go to capacity building and training)

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Effects of climate change

The United Nations has granted Mauritius (USD) 9,136,212,508. to lessen the effects of accelerated coastal erosion due to climate change, but scientists have warned that money is not the sole solution with  burgeoning coastal erosion already causing havoc. The funds will be used for the development of an early warning system for incoming storm surges, planting of mangroves and re-constructing public buildings at risk on stilts and development of a drainage scheme for the backshore to decrease rapidly eroding coasts.

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