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Shrinking shores: Half the world’s beaches could disappear because of climate change, study says

by Doyle Rice, USA Today

Bye-bye beaches?

Half of the world’s beaches could disappear by 2100 because of severe erosion linked to climate change, a study published Monday suggests.

The main causes are sea-level rise and erosion from storms, the study says, which warned of “the near-extinction of almost half of the world’s sandy beaches by the end of the century.” 

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