Sand Shortage Leaves South Florida Beaches Vulnerable to Erosion

Sand Shortage Leaves South Florida Beaches Vulnerable to Erosion

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On-board a sand dredger, offshore Miami. Photo courtesy of: © Denis Delestrac

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Some of South Florida’s most popular beaches will be particularly vulnerable to erosion and major damage if the state experiences a series of hurricanes, as it did in 2004 and 2005, because officials have run out of an important material: sand…

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