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Hurricane Michael leaves a seaside Florida town in an existential crisis - Los Angeles Times

After Hurricane Michael tore through the small seaside town of Mexico Beach, Fla., demolishing entire blocks and destroying about 75% of homes and businesses, residents and business owners face a daunting challenge in rebuilding.
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We’re Covering Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change. The List Just Got Longer. - The New York Times

We’re Covering Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change. The List Just Got Longer. - The New York Times | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
A new study says some of the most important ancient places in the Mediterranean might not survive global warming.
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Climate change brings transformations in Cuba › Cuba › Granma - Official voice of the PCC

Climate change brings transformations in Cuba › Cuba › Granma - Official voice of the PCC | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Órgano oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba
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Homes close to edge of erosion-scarred cliffs in Hemsby | Great Yarmouth News

Homes close to edge of erosion-scarred cliffs in Hemsby | Great Yarmouth News | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Perilously close to the cliff edge this home in Hemsby could be one storm away from oblivion.
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You are actively choosing to destroy the beach here... to protect a few homes. 

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Storms wash away $70,000 Sandy Bay beach remedial work

Storms wash away $70,000 Sandy Bay beach remedial work | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Dune and stream remedial work at Sandy Bay has been ripped apart twice this summer.
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Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi: 'Longer term solution' needed for coastal erosion | Stuff.co.nz

Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi: 'Longer term solution' needed for coastal erosion | Stuff.co.nz | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Residents living in erosion-prone coastal areas will have to move inland in the long-term, Civil Defence minister says. 
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US Real Estate Report: Rising Sea Levels and Real Estate - Live Trading News

US Real Estate Report: Rising Sea Levels and Real Estate - Live Trading News | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Rising sea levels are expected to impact $916 billion worth of homes in the next 100 years, most of which are low-end or median-value homes. Zillow® analyzed the types of homes that could be underwater, absent preventative measures, based on recent estimates of how high sea levels could rise by 2100i due to climate change. …
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Scientists develop tool which can predict coastal erosion and recovery in extreme storms

Scientists develop tool which can predict coastal erosion and recovery in extreme storms | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth.
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‘Catastrophic’ sea level rise in the past may have drowned corals in Hawaii

‘Catastrophic’ sea level rise in the past may have drowned corals in Hawaii | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
From the UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY Did rapid sea-level rise drown fossil coral reefs around Hawaii? Investigations to predict changes in sea levels and their impacts on coastal systems are a step closer, as a result of international collaboration between the University of Sydney and researchers from Japan, Spain, and the United States. Scientists globally are…
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Before/after photos from Padre Island National Seashore show Harvey's effect on beaches

Before/after photos from Padre Island National Seashore show Harvey's effect on beaches | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Padre Island National Seashore wasn't affected by Harvey as much as its coastal neighbors, but photos show sand dunes took a hit.
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Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked? | George Monbiot

Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked? | George Monbiot | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
To ignore the fact this is a manmade disaster ensures our greatest challenge goes unanswered and helps push the world towards catastrophe, writes Guardian columnist George Monbiot
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Caribbean Nations Look to International Community to Help Conserve Region’s Sandy Beaches

Caribbean Nations Look to International Community to Help Conserve Region’s Sandy Beaches | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
The Association of Caribbean States teams up with regional and international partners developing a plan to curb beach erosion.
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As sea levels rise, changes to the Low Battery will likely reverberate across the city

As sea levels rise, changes to the Low Battery will likely reverberate across the city | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Whether or not the city of Charleston takes action, one of the area's most well-known landmarks will be dramatically altered over the coming decades.
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Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource

Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Adding sand to beaches is a short-term way of fighting erosion. New research suggests that nourishing beaches may become too expensive in the long run.

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Mississippi River can't keep up with land loss in delta, researchers find

Mississippi River can't keep up with land loss in delta, researchers find | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Current rates of coastal land loss outpace prehistoric rates of land growth.
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Easter Island Is Eroding - The New York Times

Easter Island Is Eroding - The New York Times | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Rising ocean levels are causing waves to break on the statues and platforms built a thousand years ago. The island risks losing its cultural heritage. Again.
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Monitoring Coastal Erosion with UAV Lidar

Monitoring Coastal Erosion with UAV Lidar | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
The French Mediterranean coast is a complex natural environment where geology, climate and the sea interact and continuously reshape the landscape
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Great use of LiDAR here. 

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Our Waikīkī: King Tides, Beach Erosion and Water Pollution—Can Waikīkī Be Saved? - Honolulu Magazine - March 2018 - Hawaii

Our Waikīkī: King Tides, Beach Erosion and Water Pollution—Can Waikīkī Be Saved? - Honolulu Magazine - March 2018 - Hawaii | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
How the state is dealing with king tides, eroding beaches and trash in the Ala Wai.
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Perdido Key erosion: Plan to 'naturally replenish' beaches takes shape

A plan backed by Escambia County to place dredging spoils from Pensacola Pass near Perdido Key could fight erosion on the key.
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Coastal erosion worsening, experts warn, Giorgos Lialios | Kathimerini

Coastal erosion worsening, experts warn, Giorgos Lialios | Kathimerini | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Coastal erosion has wreaked a significant impact on nearly a third of Greek beaches, according to data made public on Wednesday at a seminar in Athens organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) which also reported problems at river estuaries.
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Analysis | Before and after Hurricane Irma

Analysis | Before and after Hurricane Irma | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Now that storm clouds are clearing, satellites are able to capture the devastation of Hurricane Irma.
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Exxon deliberately misled public on climate science, say researchers

Exxon deliberately misled public on climate science, say researchers | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Study of company documents, peer-reviewed papers and newspaper ads claims to show how the oil giant tried to cast doubt on climate science
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Mapping Coastal Flood Risk Lags Behind Sea Level Rise

Mapping Coastal Flood Risk Lags Behind Sea Level Rise | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Federal maps help determine who on the coast must buy flood insurance, but many don't include the latest data. Maryland is now making its own flood maps, so homeowners can see if they're at risk.
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In Miami, inland areas Becoming Hot Property as Sea Level Rise

In Miami, inland areas Becoming Hot Property as Sea Level Rise | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
"Oh, Miami Beach is going under, the sea level rise," climate activists Harewood told SA. "So now the rich people have to find a place to live."
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Miami is ground zero for impacts of sea level rise. 

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