United States: Sea level is rising, changing sands

Jacksonville Daily News: The shifting sands and ever-changing shape of North Carolina's coast may be most evident along the area's barrier islands, where beach towns are the front line in the conflict between human development and the natural processes that can threaten the homes and property built there. One response to maintain beaches and fight erosion is projects that pump sand onto the shoreline. On Topsail Island, Surf City and North Topsail Beach continue to pursue a federal beach nourishment project for the......

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