Building Environmental Resilience with Green Infrastructure Planning in the Dominican Republic Using i-Tree

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Gerald Bauer

Located in the Atlantic hurricane belt, the Dominican Republic faces ongoing climate-related challenges, including flooding, mudslides, and increasing temperatures resulting in salinization, rising sea levels, and coastal erosion. The island is vulnerable to increasingly frequent and devastating hurricanes and storms. Dominicans living in under-served, densely populated areas—including coastal communities in large cities, such as the capital city of Santo Domingo—are disproportionately affected by these challenges. READ MORE >>

Last updated: August 08, 2022

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