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Report Highlights Daunting Erosion Problem

Erosion, News
Oct
10

A community group which has lobbied to halt erosion at Albany beaches, Western Australia, says a report on the issue paints a daunting picture.

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Kerala: Caught Between Quarries And Sea Erosion

After more than a century of fighting sea erosion by massively dumping granite boulders along the beaches of southern Kerala state, environmentalists and administrators are beginning to see that this has been a costly and ineffective solution. Hills are vanishing as vast pits are gouged out to extract granite illegally in India’s prime tourism state…

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Court Rules Against Village In Global Warming Case

A federal appeals court has ruled against the eroding northwest Alaska village of Kivalina, which sued energy companies over claims that greenhouse emissions contributed to global warming that is threatening the community’s existence.

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Man-Made English Saltmarshes Are Failing To Meet European Plant Standards

Erosion, News
Sep
20

Man-made English salt marshes are failing to meet European conservation regulations that stipulate they should be as rich in plant life as natural wetlands, a new study warned.

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Horton River Delta, Arctic Canada

Erosion, Inform
Sep
4

Researchers from the University of British Columbia used multiple lines of evidence to estimate a time frame for when the Horton River abandoned its old channels and adopted a shortcut to the sea…

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Constructing On A Peau De Chagrin: Cox’s Bazar Proliferating Beachside Resorts

Bangladesh is probably one of the last places in Asia people would expect to see a thriving beachside resort with luxury hotels…

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Florida Beaches and Dunes Face Erosion Risk During TS Isaac

Erosion, News
Aug
26

Seventy-eight percent of Florida’s west central coast and 23 percent of the Panhandle are very likely to face beach and dune erosion as Tropical Storm Isaac moves into the area early next week.

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Weighing Best Ways to Fight Beach Erosion

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Aug
20

Every summer, thousands of people flock to the coasts to hear the soothing sound of lapping waves. But Gerrard Stoddard has witnessed the destructive side of water’s perpetual motion against the shore.

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Probe Launched Into Erosion at Elbow Beach

Erosion, News
Aug
19

Areas on Elbow Beach, Bermuda Island, have been cordoned off with yellow tape due to a safety hazard caused by erosion.

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