Cancun’s Beaches: Vanishing Sand and Wasted Money

Cancun’s Beaches: Vanishing Sand and Wasted Money

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Cancun beach erosion. Photo source: ©© John M

Excerpts;

Cancun’s eroding white sand beaches are providing a note of urgency to the climate talks being held just south of this seaside resort famed for its postcard-perfect vistas.

Rising sea levels and a series of unusually powerful hurricanes have aggravated the folly of building a tourist destination atop shifting sand dunes on a narrow peninsula…

Read Full Article; USA Today (12-04-2010)

The Battles For The Beaches of Cancun; The Independent (05-08-2010)

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