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William Bateman
Thursday, 31 October 2019

Coastal erosion is a growing global problem, driven by more frequent and increasingly intense storms, leading to a loss of land, and infrastructure, and also higher flood risks. Coral reefs are great natural barriers that already protect millions of people and provide essential habitats...

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