Deep-Sea Ports Construction Cause Coastal Erosion, Thailand

Posted In Erosion, News
Jan
12

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Thailand, beach erosion, Prachuap Khiri Khan province. Photo source: ©© A.Doles

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Destructive coastal erosion along southern shorelines battered by recent storms could be the result of deep-sea port construction, villagers say, leaving them in fear of more beaches disappearing…

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Human interference and construction activity such as port building along the Orissa’s shoreline, have gravely accelerated the rate of beach erosion. An assessment on the Orissa coast, showed long-term shoreline change for a period of 38 years from 1972-2010. Thirty seven percent of the state’s 480km coastline is exposed to sea erosion.

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