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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Green delight as Trump’s Irish wall plans withdrawn

Under growing international pressure, Trump International Golf Links (TIGL) has rescinded their proposal for the 3km seawall at Doughmore Beach, Ireland.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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County meets with state for coastal erosion plan, Texas

Erosion, News
Nov
26

A coastline that is resilient in response to coastal hazards is one that maintains a strong ecological foundation, according to the Preview of the Texas General Land Office’s Texas Coastal Resiliency Master Plan.

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Sunset Beach shrinking just days before popular surf contest, Oahu

Erosion, News
Nov
22

Erosion happens every year at Sunset Beach, but scientists say it’s earlier and more severe than previous years. The sudden and severe case of erosion is shocking longtime North Shore residents, especially with another big surf contest just days away.

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