Latest Coastal erosion Stories
More than 350,000 houses, business, bridges and other structures are within 500 feet of the US shoreline. Many of these, and the communities around them, are at risk from coastal erosion, flooding, extreme weather events, and sea level rises. Protection against these risks is not optional. Lives and livelihoods are in danger and something has to be done. But what are the best methods?
One researcher from University of Southampton has carried out the most detailed analysis ever of the remains of an ancient medieval city dubbed "Britain's Atlantis."
An assessment of coastal change over the past 150 years has found 68 percent of beaches in the New England and Mid-Atlantic region are eroding.
A major increase in maximum ocean wave heights off the Pacific Northwest in recent decades has forced scientists to re-evaluate how high a â€œ100-year eventâ€ might be, and the new findings raise special concerns for flooding, coastal erosion and structural damage.
While most people head to Myrtle Beach for vacation, a group of scientists have been hitting the famous South Carolina beach for years to figure out how to keep the sand from washing away.
Climate change is now threatening Franceâ€™s Aquitaine coast, which stretches north from the Spanish border to the Gironde River, causing erosion that is endangering coastal communities.
A new study on Wednesday warned that climate change is the cause of rising sea levels that will erode Sydney's iconic beaches by 2050.
Scientists said on Wednesday that Australia's vast coastline is increasingly being battered by destructive "extreme waves" driven in part by climate change.
A new coastal erosion plan could be on the way to protect an East Devon town from the sea. Moves are now under way to tackle the problem of erosion of the cliff face at Pennington Point, Sidmouth, and the safety issues raised by encroachment of the sea and landslips caused by heavy rain.
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