Protecting the Shoreline
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Rising sea levels and increased development on the NC coast have led to shoreline hardening. However, placing a hard wall along the edge of land to prevent beach erosion destroys ecosystems and doesn’t hold up in storms. Scientists see living shorelines—natural habitats that act as coastal barriers—as a better solution.
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