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