Natural Defenses Can Best Protect Coasts Says Study

Climate News Network: It isn't just the catastrophic storms and tropical cyclones that threaten disaster for the world's coastal cities. Simple, insidious things like sea level rise, coastal subsidence and the loss of wetlands could bring the sea water coursing through city streets in the decades to come. Aerial photo of Mantoloking, N.J., after Hurricane Sandy. Many cities are on low-lying coastal plains or on river estuaries and are therefore at risk as sea levels rise because of global warming. Jonathan Woodruff......

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