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Montecito Cleanup Efforts Require Transport of Mud to Santa Barbara County Beaches

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Jan
13

The Santa Barbara County Flood Control District obtained emergency permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the California Coastal Commission to place sediment on local beaches.

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Deadly Debris Flows in Montecito, CA

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Jan
11

First there was fire. Then rain. And now deadly debris flows are devastating Montecito, California.

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Monaco’s $2.3bn project to expand into Mediterranean Sea

Now construction has begun on a €2 billion ($2.3 billion) project to extend the natural contour of Monaco’s coastline a further 15 acres into the Mediterranean.

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Shifting sands: Storm Eleanor changes shape of Cornwall beaches

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Jan
6

The raw power of Storm Eleanor has shifted tonnes of sand to create new landscapes on beaches, along the coast of north Cornwall.

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Winter Storm Grayson’s Bombogenesis Brought Whiteout Conditions From Virginia to New England, Record Coastal Flooding at Boston Harbor

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Jan
5

Winter Storm Grayson was one of the most intense western Atlantic winter storms in decades, clobbering the East Coast with blizzard conditions and major coastal flooding.

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Last of the ‘lost paradise’ islands

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Dec
26

It is one of the last parts of Asia to see the sunset, it has some of the finest white-sand beaches in the world and its coral reefs are teeming with fish. But there is one big difference between the beaches on this tropical island group and Gisborne’s Midway, Waikanae and Wainui beaches: there are no people.

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Coastal Spit, Lake Erie

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Dec
23

Sediment has piled up to build this sand spit over thousands of years. Now covered with vegetation, Presque Isle State Park includes dozens of beach ridges—with each line representing a coastline from the past.

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The Birth of a New Island; 2 videos by NASA Goddard Space Center

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Dec
11

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai is the first island of this type to erupt and persist in the modern satellite era. It was initially projected to last a few months. Now it has a 6- to 30-year lease on life and gives scientists an unprecedented view from space of its early life and evolution.

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Ranked: The World’s 50 Best Beaches

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Nov
27

Welcome to paradise: the 50 best beaches in the world. To create this spectacular list, FlightNetwork — Canada’s largest online travel website — consulted with 632 top travel professionals, including journalists, editors, bloggers and agencies and had them vote on their favorites.

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