Belgium fears for its fragile coastline

Belgium fears for its fragile coastline

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Knokke-Le Zoute (Knokke-Heist) North of Ostend, located in a polders area on the Belgian border with the Netherlands. Photo source: ©© Nedsolo

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Storms and rising sea levels could wreak havoc as defences that protect beaches and dykes are overwhelmed. According to the regional authorities, about a third of the Belgian heavily populated coastline is inadequately protected against flooding…

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Photo source: ©© Nedsolo

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