Coastline erosion worsening in Malaysia

Posted In Erosion, News
Oct
8


Coastal erosion, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang, Malaysia. Photo source: ©© Fenners1984

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Erosion of coastlines and beaches is worsening in Malaysia.

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Dato Sri Wan Junaidi Tuankau Jaafar said about 10 per cent of the country’s 6,700km coastlines are now badly affected by erosion.

He said coastal erosion was very bad especially in areas where coastal developments projects are being implemented…

Read Full Article; Borneo Post (10-07-2017)

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