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Impact Of Coastal Erosion in Australia

Erosion, Inform
Dec
10

Coastal protection of the shoreline is rarely required in Australia, however in a few locations the dynamic shoreline has become a problem, in some cases a major and expensive problem, and in almost all of these cases the problem is related to human interference or encroachment on the shoreline… A comprehensive article focusing on coastal erosion in Australia by CoastalWatch.

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Coastal Erosion Threatens Cape Breton Homes, Nova Scotia

Sea ice once offered some protection, but there’s much less ice these days as the wind and waves are bringing the shoreline closer to their front doors, some Cape Breton residents fear their homes will be washed away…

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Coastal Erosion Reaches Alarming Levels in Vietnam

For the last decade, many families in this southwestern Vietnamese province have been uprooted at least once every two years, but this is not due to economic or political upheaval.

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Climate Change and Communities: An Example From Norway

Erosion, Films
Nov
26

The CostAdapt Project is a transnational EU Northern Periphery Programme funded project concerning local communities adaptation to climate change at the coast.

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Climate Change and Communities: An example from the Outer Hebrides

Erosion, Films
Nov
26

Professor Andrew Cooper, University of Ulster, narrates this video on the problems facing local communities in the Outer Hebrides.

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Coastal Change and Archaeology, an Example from Orkney

Professor Andrew Cooper, University of Ulster, narrates this short CoastAdapt video about coastal erosion and archaeology using Orkney as an example.

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People’s Tribunal Defends Native Villages from Dams, Mexico

Erosion, News
Nov
16

After listening to the testimonies of people from nine communities that have fought the construction of hydropower complexes in five of the country’s provinces, the members of the PPT issued their verdict condemning the Mexican government and demanding the definitive cancellation of all the hydroelectric megaprojects.

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Sculpting Of An Erodible Body By Flowing Water

Erosion, Inform
Nov
13

Erosion by flowing fluids carves striking landforms on Earth and also provides important clues to the past and present environments of other worlds.

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Elwha, The Grand Experiment

Erosion, News
Nov
12

Stanford University’s School of Humanities and Sciences, and their Knight Risser Prize for Western Journalism, has honored Lynda Mapes of the Seattle Times with a Special Citation for the report, “Elwha: The Grand Experiment”, which focusses on the largest dam removal project in the world currently underway in Washington State.

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