Coastal Change: An International Perspective
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Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
People from Europe to the U.S. are ignoring orders and recommendations to stay at home to help stop the coronavirus from spreading. Now authorities around the world are urging them to start obeying and enforcement is up.

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As Climate Risks Worsen, U.S. Flood Buyouts Fail to Meet the Need

As Climate Risks Worsen, U.S. Flood Buyouts Fail to Meet the Need | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
The U.S. approach to buying out properties vulnerable to flooding is rife with uncertainty and delays. Now, as climate change drives more extreme coastal storms and precipitation events, the system must undergo a drastic overhaul or risk stranding millions in flood-prone homes.
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Communities in East Anglia are deciding whether to abandon their towns

Communities in East Anglia are deciding whether to abandon their towns | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Rising sea levels mean that coastal communities in the UK are having to decide whether to defend their towns, and when they will need to abandon them altogether
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In a recent article in Science, researchers argued that adaptation to climate change means, in some places, “the question is no longer if retreat will occur but how, where, and why”. 

Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24332453-800-communities-in-east-anglia-are-deciding-whether-to-abandon-their-towns/#ixzz5yNOEgtn5

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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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Dutch Build Coastal Protection for Less With Nature’s Help

Dutch Build Coastal Protection for Less With Nature’s Help | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
The project is the world’s largest experiment in coastal storm and flood defense at a time when climate change is causing seas to rise and storms to intensify.
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Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows - The New York Times

Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by 2050, New Research Shows - The New York Times | Coastal Change: An International Perspective | Scoop.it
Scientists devised a better way to calculate land elevations and their findings are dire: Far more cities will be inundated by climate change than previously thought.
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Hurricane speak: Leaders seek to save lives by shifting tropical storm language - Orlando Sentinel

Hurricane experts are changing the way information is handed to Florida residents regarding the threat level of storms as they approach evacuation zones.
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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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