20,000 deaths since 1999: New report reveals deadly impact of extreme weather in France

La Faute sur Mer’s mayor (left) and Vendée’s senator (right) in front of an aerial view of the 2 inundated towns of L’Aiguillon and La

Managing the ‘mega-houses’

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Aerial pictures of North Carolina’ s coast, after superstorm Sandy devastated the area. Highway 12. Photo courtesy of: © A PSDS / WCU Photo Gallery.

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As Dare County municipalities try to address concerns about the proliferation of “mega-houses” and …

Sea-level rise and the precious commodity of sand

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Elwha River Dam, the largest dam removal project ever attempted in the U.S, 2011. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The sand used to construct towns and cities leads to development that then impedes sand’s natural flow from watersheds, …