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The increasing use of large breakwaters and other hard structures to reduce erosion in "living shorelines" along coastal estuaries may be no better for the environment than the ecologically harmful bulkheads they were designed to replace.
By Anonymous The Minerals Management Service has awarded an $8.5 million grant to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources to study different types of shoreline protection at the existing Rockefeller Refuge area along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline.
By John Canalis LONG BEACH - A local business group plans to host a panel discussion next week on the future of the Long Beach breakwater.
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - Management of NVI Mining Ltd. (owner of the Myra Falls mine and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Breakwater Resources Ltd.
A study published in the latest issue of Restoration Ecology finds that in coastal Louisiana, oyster reefs help to deter erosion. Oyster reefs are self-sustaining, and are additionally attractive because they use native materials, have the potential for long-term growth, and contribute to overall ecosystem stability and quality.