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  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has been re-appointed to serve on the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force by Governor Ron DeSantis. The Task Force is comprised of 14 members including federal, tribal, state, and local representatives, to develop policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, and activities that address the restoration, preservation, and protection of the South […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Jurgen Dhollander will be in Beijing to give an insightful presentation to attendees of the 5th International Congress on Dredging Technology Development, from 28-29 November. Mr Dhollander will present the integrated role of ecosystem services in project assessment within the dredging industry, aligning with the conference’s primary themes of […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District, in cooperation with Hillsborough County, will hold a dedication event to celebrate the completion of the Rock Ponds Ecosystem Restoration Project. This is the largest coastal habitat restoration project ever done in the history of Tampa Bay, with approximately 1,043 acres of uplands and wetlands. Located on three public […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that their new webinar on Ecosystem Services will take place on Wednesday, November 16, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). This webinar, with Dr. Annelies Boerema as the main speaker, will focus on the concept of ecosystem services and its application in marine infrastructure project assessments. The Ecosystem […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes $10.6 billion in water infrastructure projects across the nation. This bill makes investments in harbor dredging, maintenance of locks and dams, flood control, ecosystem restoration and other water-related priorities around the nation. Additionally, […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ecosystem services is a concept that is gaining increasing attention as a means to link ecosystems and development goals. The CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) decided to set up a CEDA Working Group (WGES) to explore the subject in the context of dredging. WGES is to produce a CEDA Information Paper to contribute to the wider […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will present an update on Ecosystems Services during a PIANC-Seminar: “Ecosystem Goods and Services: Identification, Assessment and Benefits for Navigation Infrastructure Projects”.  Following a 2-day colloquium (May 5 and 6) on Ecosystem Services ‒ Challenges and opportunities in managing flowing waters of the German Federal Institute of […]

  • 9 December 2013

    IADC published new Facts About Ecosystem Services to learn how Ecosystem Services can improve dredging projects and the environment. WHAT IS AN ECOSYSTEM? An ecosystem is defined as the animals and plants found in a particular location. Within the ecosystem, in a fragile balance, they depend on each other for survival and sustain one another […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be giving a presentation about the Ecosystem Services concept at the “World Ocean Council – Sustainable Ocean Summit 2016” next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Ecosystem Services (ES) concept is much debated by scientists and researchers across the globe. The theoretical […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has introduced its Smart Marine Ecosystem vision in an effort to organize developments taking place in the shipping industry through the use of high levels of connectivity and digitalisation. “The world is moving towards a future that is more and more connected, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the shipping […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich joined representatives from the USACE, Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence at an Open House Event on April 26, to discuss the status of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Open House was held at Braddock Bay Park Lodge, 199 E. Manitou Road, Rochester, NY. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently commissioned a study named the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization”. The study was carried out by the Ecosystem Management Research Group (ECOBE) of the University of Antwerp. A specialist in ecosystem services and a group of experts from the dredging industry were also actively […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Steve Mathies, a renowned expert in ecosystem restoration and sustainable urban and coastal development, has joined ENVIRON as a Principal in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Dr. Mathies will direct the firm’s strategic services aimed at helping communities, government agencies and companies located in the U.S. and abroad with developing and implementing climate […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huge quantities of algae are growing on the underside of sea ice in the Central Arctic: in 2012 the ice algae Melosira arctica was responsible for almost half the primary production in this area. When the ice melts, as was the case during the ice minimum in 2012, these algae sink rapidly to the bottom […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Following ongoing engagement with key stakeholders and organisations, Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) has launched Ecosystems Enhancement Programme strategy that will run alongside tidal lagoon development programme.

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville District and local project sponsor, Louisville MSD, hosted a press conference yesterday to announce their partnership to complete the Three Forks of Beargrass Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. “This is a monumental day and a monumental moment for Beargrass Creek,” said Louisville MSD Director Tony Parrott at the […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, will provide the keynote address. “This forum provides us with an opportunity to meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Lee Zeldin today introduced legislation to support the restoration of Long Island Sound through 2020. The Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act combines two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their previous authorization […]