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Your favorite beaches around the world could disappear because of the climate crisis, development

It’s easy to see why millions of people flock to the beach every year. They are dynamic places. With each crashing wave and changing tide, billions of pieces of sand and rock are constantly rearranged. This is what nature intended. What it did not, some scientists say, are the buildings that tower over some of the world’s most popular beaches.

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‘Sand wars’: the battle to replenish Florida’s beaches amid climate crisis

Surfside’s postcard beach is experiencing a disappearing act amid hurricanes. rising sea levels – and a worldwide sand shortage

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Broad Beach sand project hits the rocks

Erosion, News
Oct
10

Eight years and millions of dollars after embarking on a sand replenishment project, a recent court ruling sends Broad Beach landowners back to square one.

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Erosion Washes Away Australian Beach, Leaving Towering Sand Cliffs Along Shoreline

Erosion, News
Oct
6

Beach on Australia’s southeastern coast is washing away at an alarming rate, leaving dangerous sand cliffs along the shoreline and causing a childcare center to be torn down.

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Erosion threatens scenery and real estate along iconic California coastline

This is supposed to be a beautiful beach, but instead it looks like a disaster area because a sea wall built about a decade ago to protect homes has failed. Now property owners are spending millions to fix it. From Mexico to Oregon, the iconic California coastline runs more than 3,400 miles.

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Sea cliff collapse in California kills 3 beachgoers

Erosion, News
Aug
3

A popular surfing beach was closed Saturday after a cliff collapsed, sending tons of sandstone onto beachgoers and killing three people. A 30-foot-long slab of the cliff plunged onto the sand near Grandview Beach north of San Diego.

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Mexico Beach holds sea oat planting event to rebuild sand dunes

Erosion, Inform
Jun
2

Mexico Beach is rebuilding its dunes along with its community. The city partnered with Duke Energy to start the process of restoring its beaches.

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Home teeters on edge of Lake Michigan

Erosion, News
Jun
2

A home in Michigan is teetering off a 50-foot eroded cliff caused by big waves in Lake Michigan.

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Seagrass’ strong potential for curbing erosion

A new study shows how seagrass can help to protect shorelines against erosion and help to mitigate damage from rising sea level, potentially providing useful guidance for seagrass restoration efforts.

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