Seawall is a small bandaid on gaping wound. 'The Conversation'

"Seawalls also provide a false sense of security to property owners who should not be encouraged to buy in high-risk locations. While it’s true that Kingscliff’s wall is sensitively designed, seawalls do not allow the coast to function as as a coast should. Coastal environments are dynamic and movable ecosystems; they are special places."

"Sometimes, adapting to climate change means allowing places to change. Change can include retreating from some locations, well before disaster strikes."


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