Coastal Care

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Tag: Beach of the Month

Durham Coast, England; By Andrew Cooper

Durham Coast, England; By Andrew Cooper

Remarkable actions are being taken to restore an industrialised coast heavily impacted by over a century of coal mining to restore the sedimentary system and make the coast attractive for recreation.

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Kailua Beach, O’ahu Island, Hawai’i; By Chip Fletcher

Kailua Beach, a beautiful 30 minute drive from busy Waikiki, lies on the east side of the Hawaiian Island of O’ahu.

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The islands of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland; By Andrew Cooper

The islands of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland; By Andrew Cooper

The islands of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland comprise the Uists, Harris and Lewis. The isolated, rocky islands are fringed with beautiful sandy beaches that are often compared to those of the Caribbean, in appearance, but not climate! And are also famous for the unusual coastal features known as “machair” that occur there.

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West Point, Seattle, Washington; By Hugh Shipman

West Point’s South Beach is a wonderful stretch of sand and gravel extending from Magnolia Bluff at its eastern end to the lighthouse at its western tip.

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Eighty Mile beach, North Western Australia; By Andrew Short

Eighty Mile beach, North Western Australia; By Andrew Short

Eighty Mile beach is one of the three longest beaches in Australia extending for 222 km.

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Forsol, Hammerfest, Norway; By Andrew Cooper

Near the fishing village of Forsol is a small beach that is only accessible by a foot track over a high rocky hill that bears very fresh scars of the last glaciation.

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Pondicherry-Tamil Nadu, South India; By Aurofilio Schiavina

The erosion of Pondicherry beaches is not an isolated case along the Indian coastline; it is estimated that the coastline has already lost about 25% (1,500 km) of its beaches due to anthropogenic factors.

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