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“Analysis of the satellite derived shoreline data indicates that 24% of the world’s sandy beaches are eroding at rates exceeding 0.5 m/yr, while 28% are accreting and 48% are stable.”

The State of the World’s Beaches | Scientific Reports

In 1995, the New York Times predicted most East Coast beaches would be gone by the year 2020.

“At the most likely rate of rise, some experts say, most of the beaches on the East Coast of the United States would be gone in 25 years.”

Scientists Say Earth’s Warming Could Set Off Wide Disruptions – The New York Times

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May 2, 2022