How Human Existence Doesn’t Have to Cost the Earth



Beaches, whether sandy or stony, are very much part of summer, but if Orrin Pilkey and Andrew Cooper’s The Last Beach is right, the traditional seaside may soon be a thing of the past…

Read Full Article, NewScientist

“The Last Beach” Book Review: The end of beaches? Why the world’s shorelines are in serious trouble, Salon

Books roundup: Saving the beaches, The Herald Sun
Everyone loves a beach, particularly those of us who grew up on one, or near one. But our love of beaches also threatens their existence…

The Last Beach, A book by Orrin H. Pilkey And J. Andrew G. Cooper
“The Last Beach” is an urgent call to save the world’s beaches while there is still time. The geologists Orrin H. Pilkey and J. Andrew G. Cooper sound the alarm in this frank assessment of our current relationship with beaches and their grim future if we do not change the way we understand and treat our irreplaceable shores.