Shore fix in Cane unlikely to last, experts say, BVI

Posted In Erosion, News
Mar
13


Coastal development and erosion. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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About a month ago, excavations began along the beach in the north end of Cane Garden Bay as part of a government project designed to protect a shoreline that slips further into the sea with each heavy swell.

But two United States experts told the Beacon that the method being used — stone-filled wire cages known as gabion baskets — probably won’t last long…

Read Full Article; The Beacon, British Virgin Island (03-12-2019)

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