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Jun 12, 2024

The Catalan coast is increasingly vulnerable to the risks of climate change due to its high urban density and the presence of infrastructures exposed to coastal erosion. Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) and Managed Retreat offer sustainable alternatives to address these long-term risks, but face social resistance. The CoastSpace project, funded by the EU and led by the UPC and the UdG, seeks to create a planning model to implement a coastal adaptation strategy to climate change. The analysis of social perception and the implementation of participatory governance can be key to the success of these measures.