Coastal Care

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Preventing Erosion: Liberia Gets Tough on Illegal Sand Miners, Raid Beaches

Preventing Erosion: Liberia Gets Tough on Illegal Sand Miners, Raid Beaches

The Lands Mines and Energy Ministry Monday arrested several illegal sand miners s in several beach communities around Monrovia.

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Sand Mining Database

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Liberia: Coastal Erosion Displaces Hundreds

Liberia: Coastal Erosion Displaces Hundreds

Coastal erosion has wiped out dozens of homes and left nearly 200 inhabitants homeless in Buchanan. Most of the erosion is caused by unregulated sand mining.

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Swallowed by the Sea: Where coastal infrastructure and jobs meet climate change

Swallowed by the Sea: Where coastal infrastructure and jobs meet climate change

Life is shifting fast for coastal communities in West Africa. In some areas, coastlines are eroding as much as 10 meters per year. Stronger storms and rising seas are wiping out homes, roads and buildings that have served as landmarks for generations.

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West Africa Is Being Swallowed by the Sea

West Africa Is Being Swallowed by the Sea

Encroaching waters off the coast of Togo, Ghana, Mauritania, and others are destroying homes, schools, fish, and a way of life.

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Coastal erosion washes away beaches, threatens tourism in Senegal

Coastal erosion washes away beaches, threatens tourism in Senegal

The problem for tourism in Senegal, is not high prices or mismanagement, but coastal erosion that is blighting the West African country’s coast. The Atlantic has washed away beaches, forcing hotels to make drastic choices.

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Rising Seas Ruining Lives in Togo

Rising Seas Ruining Lives in Togo

Togo’s former capital city, Aneho, and dozens of surrounding villages, along with the main road that links the west African country to Benin, are likely to disappear from the map by 2038, if nothing is done to reverse the erosion that is currently eating away between six and 10 meters of coastal land each year.

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West Africa Scores High In Disaster Risk

West Africa Scores High In Disaster Risk

West African cities, both the large and the small, are expanding rapidly and face specific challenges related to infrastructure, zoning and spatial planning, which directly contributes to an increased risk from flooding. In coastal countries, such as Guinea and Sierra Leone, soil erosion and land degradation were the priority perceived threats.

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