Cancun’s Beaches: Vanishing Sand and Wasted Money
Cancun beach erosion. Photo source: ©© John M
Cancun’s eroding white sand beaches are providing a note of urgency to the climate talks being held just south of this seaside resort famed for its postcard-perfect vistas.
Rising sea levels and a series of unusually powerful hurricanes have aggravated the folly of building a tourist destination atop shifting sand dunes on a narrow peninsula…