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Are we loving our beaches to death? Survey says ‘yes’

A new survey has found almost two-thirds of New Zealanders believed beach erosion was worse than it was 20 years ago, and most were worried that some beaches might vanish forever. In many cases, New Zealand’s beaches were paying the price for overwhelming public popularity.

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Isla Vista Apartment Owner ordered to demolish 4 Units After Cliff Collapse, CA

isla vista coastal erosion
Erosion, News
Jan
27

Del Playa coastal bluffs, is one of the most densely-populated area in Isla Vista, the legacy of an era when setbacks were sacrificed for maximum build-out. In recent decades, at least 30 buildings on Del Playa have been cut back because of cliff erosion.

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See Jersey Shore beach erosion damage from nor’easter

Erosion, News
Jan
24

Officials in Jersey Shore towns up and down the coast woke up to a familiar sight early Tuesday after a nasty nor’easter churned up the coast: eroded beaches.

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Shifting sands: Santa Cruz, scientists, Boardwalk fighting battle against erosion

Millions of people come to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk each year to body surf, enjoy the rides or simply soak up the California sun. But few of them notice the dramatic, relentless changes in the city’s coastline that are wreaking havoc on the beloved amusement park.

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Scientific Partnership Aims to Help Shape Safer Coastal Communities

Erosion, Inform
Jan
12

Coastal zone research projects will help managers protect developed areas’ beach dunes, which are vital to resilient communities, ecosystems and economies.

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Pacifica Leaders Vote to Demolish Vacant Building Due to Coastal Erosion, CA

Erosion, News
Jan
5

In a unanimous vote, the Pacifica City Council agreed to pay a demolition team nearly $219,000 to tear down a building threatened by the city’s crumbling coastline…

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Us Warned: “Hands Off Our Beaches!”

The US is looking at Bahamian sand as a resource to shore-up Florida’s eroding coastline.

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The Jersey Shore’s “ghost tracks”

They are called the “ghost tracks” of Cape May County beach. And until a couple of years ago, no one had seen them in about 80 years.

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Sinkhole in Pacifica closes off path access to beach, California

Erosion, News
Dec
12

Pacifica residents have found yet another sinkhole opening up in their city, this time forcing the closure of a beach entrance, according to a news report. The timing of this new sinkhole coincides with some of the biggest waves of the year.

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