The Costa Del Concrete: Europe’s Coastlines and Urban Sprawl

Monaco, Côte d’Azur, France. Photo source: ©© Nirvanphoto


Two French oceanography researchers expected to find pollution on their 8,345km, 14-month kayak journey from Gibraltar to Istanbul, but what shocked them was the endless spread of cities along the coast…

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