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
Photograph: © Coastal Care
It’s easy to see why millions of people flock to the beach every year.
They are dynamic places — and not just because they’re great for relaxing, surfing or people-watching. With each crashing wave and
Black Rock, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Photo courtesy of: © Andrew Cooper
Most assessments of coastal vulnerability are undertaken from the perspective of the risk posed to humans, their property and activities. This anthropocentric view is based on widespread public …
La Faute sur Mer’s former mayor (left) and Vendée’s senator (right) in front of an aerial view of the 2 inundated towns of L’Aiguillon and La Faute sur Mer, Vendée, France. In April 2016, overturning a previous 4 years jail
A Gulf Coast of Florida community. Captions and Photograph courtesy of:© Orrin H. Pilkey and J. Andrew G. Cooper
People tend to respond to immediate threats and financial consequences – and Florida’s coastal real estate may be on
Kerala flood. August 22, 2018. NASA Earth Observatory images by Lauren Dauphin, using modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2018) processed by the European Space Agency and Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Image and captions source: NASA Earth Observatory
Hurricane Irene Opened New Inlets on Hatteras Island. Photograph courtesy of: Rob Young and Andy Coburn, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University
New boundaries and rules governing development at about half of North Carolina’s inlets …
Aerial pictures of North Carolina’ s coast, after superstorm Sandy devastated the area. Highway 12. Photo courtesy of: © A PSDS / WCU Photo Gallery.
As Dare County municipalities try to address concerns about the proliferation of “mega-houses” and …
Elwha River Dam, the largest dam removal project ever attempted in the U.S, 2011. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care
The sand used to construct towns and cities leads to development that then impedes sand’s natural flow from watersheds, …