News tagged with beach erosion

Coastal reefs may add to erosion woes

Planning for beachfront homes in WA could be improved following an analysis of Yanchep's reefs and beaches over 34 years which found reefs did not always reduce coastal erosion, as was previously thought.

dateJan 08, 2016 in Environment
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Fast-moving erosion threatens Hawaii coastal homes

A Christmas swell on Oahu's North Shore damaged at least five oceanfront properties, rekindling a decades-old debate about how best Hawaii officials and homeowners should respond to beach erosion and the increasingly rising ...

dateJan 08, 2014 in Environment
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Sea-level rise drives shoreline retreat in Hawaii

Sea-level rise (SLR) has been isolated as a principal cause of coastal erosion in Hawaii. Differing rates of relative sea-level rise on the islands of Oahu and Maui, Hawaii remain as the best explanation for the difference ...

dateAug 30, 2013 in Environment
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