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Seawalls Are Not a Panacea

Climate Adaptation to Rising Seas

Published in The EarthSphere Blog

The Seawall (by WM House; ArcheanArt)

Sea levels are rising, and the natural response of many people is to build walls and keep the water out. It sounds like a sensible idea on the surface, but the concept often frays under closer inspection. Financial issues like cost-effectiveness and availability of funds are usually the first barriers…




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Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.

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