Reinventing Noah’s Ark: Is Nature Conservation the Solution to Flooding?

Our event of Trinity 2014 looked into an issue that had been at the forefront of news that previous winter; namely flooding and flood control. With increasing urbanisation along the banks of rivers, the threat of flooding and increased damage from these events is a very real problem when it comes to urban (as well as rural) planning. We aimed to explore the alternatives to hard engineering (e.g. walls/ flood barriers/ etc) in tackling this problem and to see whether there is space for nature in these plans. Continue reading “Reinventing Noah’s Ark: Is Nature Conservation the Solution to Flooding?”