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Bracing against climate change by strengthening nature: using wetlands as natural sponges to absorb excess water.

Bracing against climate change by strengthening nature 01 September 2011 | News story While man-made infrastructure such as dykes and dams for flood defence has an important role to play in adapting to climate change, natural solutions can be a more effective and cheaper option for the poor. The impacts of climate change are already being felt by both people and the environment around the world and they’re set to get a lot worse. Sea levels are rising, threatening island nations and coastal areas, storms are becoming more violent bringing floods and landslides, and droughts are intensifying. While richer nations can try to ‘buy’ protection in the form of engineered solutions, poorer people in developing countries who are bearing the brunt of the impacts urgently need a proven, accessible and affordable option. One such option already exists—conserving and managing nature. ...

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