Seminars, News and Events
Video: Emerging Initiatives for Shorebird Conservation: Lessons from the 2019 Coastal Solutions Fellows
In this webinar, held on January 5th, 2023, the 2019 cohort of Coastal Solutions Fellows presented the results, impacts, and lessons learned from their conservation projects implemented in Mexico, Colombia, and Chile.
Article: Punta Soldado, the Colombian Pacific Island threatened by El Niño phenomenon
An article (in Spanish) in the newspaper El País about the climate risks in Punta Soldado and the adaptation and coastal resilience efforts implemented in the area, highlighting the work of Ballantyne Puin and Johann Delgado, Coastal Solutions Fellows in Colombia.
Video: Expanding the Scope of Nature-Based Solutions in Latin America
As part of the Coastal Solutions Summit in February 2023, we co-organized this Special Seminar with several departments of Cornell University and the Inter-American Development Bank, with the goal of bringing together professors, researchers, international students and fellows from Cornell, as well as experts from Latin America and finance specialists to find joint solutions for the challenges of climate change, biodiversity conservation, water, infrastructure, and financing.
Video: The Role of Engineering in Coastal Solutions
In this interview (in Spanish) organized by the Mazatlán School of Engineering, Alejandro Román Canul Turriza, 2020 Coastal Solutions Fellow, shares his perspectives on the role of engineering in the conservation and resilience of the coastal zone.
Article: Snowy Plover and Least Tern nesting areas protected with temporary fencing in Ensenada
In this article by Pronatura Noroeste, joint actions are described that are being implemented on the beaches of Ensenada, Baja California to protect the nesting areas of these two species, an effort that began with the Coastal Solutions project of our 2019 fellow, Jonathan Vargas.
Article: Strengthening collaborations for wetland protection with the Municipalities of Curepto and Licantén
Article published by the Chilean Wildlife and Bird Observers Network (ROC) about the activities in collaboration with Juan Silva, 2022 Coastal Solutions Fellow, to advance governance instruments with local authorities for the protection of priority sites.