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Are seawalls the best answer to rising sea levels

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June’s devastating storms damaged beachfront homes on Sydney’s northern beaches. Some are calling for a seawall to be put in place. Photograph: Dean Lewins/AAP

While barriers are the most widely used method of protecting coastal homes and infrastructure in Australia, landscape architects must consider other options

July 19, 2016 — The extraordinary pictures of subsumed gardens and a swimming pool wrenched from the ground by the giant waves that battered Sydney’s northern beaches last month have revived Continue reading Are seawalls the best answer to rising sea levels