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beach erosion

coastal beach erosion australian queensland coast

Dead tree in ocean IMG 0420 - The remains of a once great gum tree in the ocean's churning water and the stump in the sand point to the fact that the sea is gradually encroaching on the land. You can mutter about global warming or climate change or simply stick your head in the sand and insist that things are as they have always been - but the fact is that gum trees don't grow in salt water, and this scene is not one of an excessively high tide.

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