A nature-based approach to coastal protection

The Coastbusters research project

Source: ILVO

Smartly constructed, self-growing mussel reefs at the boundary of the foreshore can reduce coastal erosion while making a positive contribution to biodiversity and the coastal ecosystem.

That’s the finding of The Coastbusters research project, involving partners DEME, Jan De Nul, Sioen, ILVO and VLIZ, with financial support from VLAIO.

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