Southern California Beaches Are Starving. Do We Nourish Them Enough?

Southern California Beaches Are Starving. Do We Nourish Them Enough?

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Erosion, Venice Beach, California. Photo source: ©© Seanbonner

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The natural processes that bring sand to most beaches in Southern California have been disrupted by development and other human activities.

Over the last century, as we’ve developed the coast, we’ve changed what goes into the swash zone, and in so doing, changed a lot of California’s beaches…

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