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beach erosion

beach erosion dead tree on sandy beach

Beach erosion IMG 1518 - This beach on the Australian east coast is one of many areas in the world where there is conspicuous evidence of rising sea levels and beach erosion. The experts are divided as to whether this is due to global warming and changing weather patterns or merely part of the long-term climatic cycles of the Earth, but whatever the cause, the result is the same. The land is gradually being swallowed up by the encroaching sea and sand.

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