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 Stuart H Bettington1 and William Blank2 1 Royal HaskoningDHV, Brisbane, Australia,  stuart.bettington@rhdhv.com 2 Hall Construction, Buderim, AUSTRALIA. Keywords: reef, atoll, climate change coastal erosion, seawall, nourishment, groyne, dredge. The nation of Tuvalu is made up of a series of low...
  • July 26, 2021
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Dr Tayanah O’Donnell Future Earth Australia Abstract: There is significant debate and contestation over how climate change adaptation measures are to be implemented in and for developed coastlines. This paper will discuss empirical research spanning several years of research in...
  • July 13, 2021
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Associate Professor Scott Smithers1 James Cook University Abstract: Although they are often small, low-lying and relatively young, reef islands are home to many Australians, can support key ecosystem functions, and many are culturally significant.  They are also threatened by climate...
  • July 6, 2021
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Dr Eric Woehler OAM1 1Birdlife Tasmania Abstract: Surveys around Tasmania’s coast over the last 20 years have shown that Tasmania supports at least half the global populations of Hooded Plovers, Pied and Sooty Oystercatchers. These species are present elsewhere in...
  • June 29, 2021
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Dorean Erhart Climate Risk Management Specialist, Linden Climate Advisory Abstract: Australia’s coasts have always been exposed to a range of hazards, but with more people and property occupying our coastlines than ever before and locked-in sea level rise to 2100...
  • June 24, 2021
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Kerrie Foxwell-Norton lectures in Journalism, Media and Communication. Her research interests focus upon environmental communication, with a special interest in coastal and marine communities and their environments in Australia and the Asia Pacific.
  • May 25, 2021
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Phil Duncan Phil Duncan is from Moree New South Wales and is a member of the Gomeroi Nation and an elected representative of the Gomeroi Nation Native Title Claimant Group. His homelands are Moree and Terry Hie Hie. Phil is...
  • May 25, 2021
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Anja Scheffers1, Kai Schulz2, Tim Smith3 1Southern Cross University, Faculty of Science and Engineering 2Southern Cross University, Faculty of Science and Engineering 3University of the Sunshine Coast, ARC Future Fellow Abstract: Whichever definition of the ‘coast’ is used, they are...
  • May 17, 2021
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Brie Sherow1, Emma Johnston1, Jordan Gacutan1, Heidi Tait1, Graeme Clark1 1University of New South Wales Abstract: To understand how debris enters our ocean and to manage it effectively we need to identify pathways of debris between source and sea. One...
  • May 12, 2021
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Dr John (Charlie) Veron1 1Researcher Abstract: Fortunately, scientific interest in the Great Barrier Reef has undergone radical changes. The big question – its age and origin – remained in geological hands for nearly a century, culminating in a major drilling...
  • May 3, 2021
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