Argentina: The Atlantic Coast loses two meters of beach per year

Posted In Erosion, News, Sand Mining
Jan
14


Atlantic coast, South America. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

Excerpts;

La Costa Atlántica pierde dos metros de playa por año
Sucede en los principales balnearios bonaerenses, a causa de la erosión, generada por la pérdida de dunas, las sudestadas y la intervención urbana, con paradores de cemento, avenidas costaneras, la forestación de los médanos y el robo de arena para construcciones…

Read Full Article; Tiempo Argentina (01-13-2019)

Translation:
It happens in the main beaches of Buenos Aires, due to the erosion, generated by the loss of dunes, urban intervention, with walls of cement, coastal roads, the afforestation of the dunes and the theft of sand for constructions…
Read Google Translation; (01-13-2019)

“El Expolio De La Arena”; By Cristina Sáez, © La Vanguardia Magazine (08-08-2014)
In this original version, investigative journalist Cristina Sáez, writing for leading spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, exposes how extensive, detrimental, silenced yet utterly pervasive “The pillaging of beach sand” has become…

“Management Strategies for Coastal Erosion Processes; By Nelson Rangel-Buitrago (06-01-2018)

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