News tagged with coastal erosion

The future of climate refugees

As climate change causes sea levels to rise, vulnerable populations in countries like Tuvalu, Bangladesh and Vietnam are threatened with the very real prospect of losing their homes and migrating inland.

dateNov 06, 2017 in Environment
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Tide turns against Liberia's biggest slum

The fishermen, hustlers and market traders of West Point have survived two civil wars and an Ebola epidemic, but this resilient Liberian slum cannot hold back the ocean that is slowly swallowing it.

dateJul 25, 2016 in Environment
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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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