Research shows how park-like tsunami defenses can provide a sustainable alternative to towering seawalls

Research shows how park-like tsunami defenses can provide a sustainable alternative to towering seawalls

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Giant seawalls are the conventional approach to mitigating tsunami risk. But a research, published today, demonstrates that in tsunami preparedness, it turns out there can be strength in beauty.

Coastal forests can help put the brakes on tsunami flow speeds in nearby towns and villages. These and other nature-based solutions are increasingly important in plans for coastal risk management…

Read Full Article, PhysOrg (05-04-2020)

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