Bonaire Conference 2016

Coastal Dynamics and Ecosystem Change: Caribbean, quo vadis? A working conference assessing coastal dynamics and ecosystem change and the implications for coastal zone management in the Caribbean.

Bonaire, October 18-21, 2016

The Caribbean is a vulnerable region in a changing earth-system environment: Relative sea level rise and climate change and an increasing human footprint are expected to have a great impact on Caribbean coastal zone morphology and ecosystems. The resulting habitat loss and ecosystem change across land – sea transitions pose a serious threat for coastal zones. The Caribbean has been identified as one of the most vulnerable regions in the world considering impacts of these developments on ecosystems and society. To effectively address this threat there is the urgent need for the development and timely implementation of mitigation scenarios.

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