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New Orleans to Host World Delta Dialogues
December 21, 2009

New Orleans will host the inaugural meeting of the World Delta Dialogues. The international forum, entitled DELTAS2010, will bring together leaders and scientists from across the globe to identify best practices and comprehensive strategies for creating sustainable deltas around the world.

A joint initiative of the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), the Royal Netherlands Embassy, The Nature Conservancy and the Greater New Orleans Foundation, DELTAS2010 will be held October 18th-20th, 2010, at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

Experts in hurricane research, geology, ecology, coastal geomorphology, oceanography, engineering, landscape architecture, geography and economics are invited to participate in DELTAS2010. A range of critical issues will be discussed at the meeting including: mapping solutions for sustainability, developing adaptation models for climate change and solving systemic problems in the world’s deltas.

For more information, visit The America’s Wetland Foundation web site.

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