Rising Sea Levels Threaten to Drown Some of the World’s Most-Loved Beaches

January 17, 2013 by  
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As sea levels rise , beaches are the first things to go as waters engulf the lowest-lying land. But a recent study by Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies, indicates that beaches naturally adapt to survive rising oceans – the real problem is that human development limits the ability of beaches to expand. Read the rest of Rising Sea Levels Threaten to Drown Some of the World’s Most-Loved Beaches Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: climate change beaches , Climate Change impacts , drowning beaches , global warming ocean levels , Iconic Beaches Drowned Rising Sea Levels , Professor Andrew Cooper , School of Environmental Studies , University of Ulster Environmental Studies

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Rising Seas to Wash Away Iconic California Beaches, Tourism

September 17, 2011 by  
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Photo by stevendamron via Flickr CC By the end of this century, rising sea levels may drown some of the most iconic beaches of this fun-in-the-sun state. California’s famous beaches that are under threat, along with the tourism dollars they haul in, include Carpinteria, Malibu, Venice, Ocean Beach in San Francisco, and Torrey Pines State Reserve near San Diego. New research shows just what kind of economic cost the rising levels will create for the state’s beaches. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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