Coastal Care

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Category: Erosion

Supermoon King Tides Batter Eroded Gold Coast Beaches

Supermoon King Tides Batter Eroded Gold Coast Beaches

The Gold Coast’s erosion-battered beaches have sustained more damage from king tides coinciding with the “supermoon”.

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California’s Biggest Dam Removal Project in History Begins in Carmel Valley

California’s Biggest Dam Removal Project in History Begins in Carmel Valley

Today marks a historic event for California rivers: the launch of the biggest dam removal project in state history. This project demonstrates the art of the possible…

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Cuba Razes Buildings to Fight Beach Erosion

Cuba Razes Buildings to Fight Beach Erosion

Cuba is demolishing buildings constructed over the natural dunes of its famed seaside resort of Varadero, in a bid to fight beach erosion at its top tourist attraction.

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Swept Away: Beach Erosion Continues to be Huge Problem for Texas

Swept Away: Beach Erosion Continues to be Huge Problem for Texas

Beach erosion in Texas, as in numerous other U.S. locations, is a huge problem. Studies show that about 64 percent of the Texas coast is eroding at an average rate of 6 feet per year, but some areas are losing more than 25 feet per year. On average, the Texas coast is losing about 2.3 feet a year to erosion.

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Small Dams On Chinese River Harm Environment More Than Expected, study finds

Small Dams On Chinese River Harm Environment More Than Expected, study finds

A fresh look at the environmental impacts of dams on an ecologically diverse and partially protected river in China found that small dams can pose a greater threat to ecosystems and natural landscapes than large dams.

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Largest Dam in State History Torn Down, California

Largest Dam in State History Torn Down, California

Monterey County supervisors gave their OK for the largest dam removal project in state history. The San Clemente Dam is eighteen miles from the coast in the Carmel Valley.

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Caribbean Scientist Warns of Climate Change Disaster

Caribbean Scientist Warns of Climate Change Disaster

The Caribbean does not have the luxury of time for decisive action on climate change and global warming. In fact, it is on the brink of calamity, according to a prominent scientist.

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World’s Tallest Dam Approved by Chinese Environmental Officials

World’s Tallest Dam Approved by Chinese Environmental Officials

Chinese environmental authorities have approved construction plans for what could become the world’s tallest dam, while acknowledging that the project would affect endangered plants and rare fish species…

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Coastal Erosion, Senegal

Coastal Erosion, Senegal

In the Senegalese town of Saint Louis, rising sea levels means that every year the sea gets closer to peoples homes and it is now just a matter of when, not if, their houses are swept away.

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