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Beach protection may carry price tag of $700m

Kelsey Munro

Source – SMH

December 8, 2010
The sands of Bondi in a thunderstorm, photographed by Tanya Lake.

Preserving Sydney’s beaches against rising sea levels could cost more than $700 million over the next 50 years and would require the government to reverse its long-standing position regarding offshore sandmining, according to a study on climate change-induced beach erosion.

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