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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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Vietnam battles erosion of beaches – and of tourism

Walking along Cua Dai is like visiting a beach-restoration technology exhibition, with efforts ranging from stone seawalls to fiber-and-sand wave breakers.

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Most UK coastal flooding caused by moderate, not extreme storms

Scientists have found that the majority of instances of coastal flooding around the United Kingdom in the last 100 years have been due to moderate storm events combined with high spring tides, rather than extreme storms.

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Green delight as Trump’s Irish wall plans withdrawn

Under growing international pressure, Trump International Golf Links (TIGL) has rescinded their proposal for the 3km seawall at Doughmore Beach, Ireland.

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Joy as China shelves plans to dam ‘angry river’

Dam, Erosion, News
Dec
2

Environmentalists in China are celebrating after controversial plans to build a series of giant hydroelectric dams on the country’s last free-flowing river were shelved.

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