TITLE

EASTERN FRONT WHERE FARMERS ARE FIGHTING THE SEA

AUTHOR(S)
Burnham, Nigel
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;1/12/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the coastal realignment or managed retreat project of the British Environment Agency (EA), which calls for flooding localized areas of farmland with sea water as an alternative use for farm assets. The program began in July 2006 at Wallasea Island in Essex, England with the Wallasea Wetlands Creation Project, which was conceived to improve flood defenses and restore bird habitats lost to development during the 1990s.
ACCESSION #
23846338

 

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