This report was produced by Ocean Science Trust (OST) with funding from
the Honda USA Foundation, and is intended to provide framing and insights
to support advancement towards more equitable approaches to nature-based
coastal adaptation and shoreline management in California. This report also provides nine evidence-based policy recommendations and seven research needs for improving social equity in coastal management, funding decisions, and research related to nature-based coastal adaptation, and can help inform alignment between the State of California’s equity, biodiversity, and coastal resilience goals.