coastal damage http://wlrn.org en Hurricane Sandy Erosion Will Impact Florida's Sea Turtle Nesting Season http://wlrn.org/post/hurricane-sandy-erosion-will-impact-floridas-sea-turtle-nesting-season <p>South Florida's beaches in late spring through much of the fall resemble something of a crime scene, or rather, dozens of miniature crime scenes. <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Brightly colored caution tape and wooden stakes can be found scattered throughout the sand, sectioning off areas where sea turtles have left the water to build nests. </span></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9658 at http://wlrn.org Hurricane Sandy Erosion Will Impact Florida's Sea Turtle Nesting Season Sea Walls Designed To Save Beaches May Actually Speed Up Erosion http://wlrn.org/post/sea-walls-designed-save-beaches-may-actually-speed-erosion <p>The beach is emblematic of Florida life, so it computes that waterside residents in Palm Beach County are scrambling to find ways to keep the beach from crumbling into the ocean. Unfortunately, proposed sea walls -- meant to slow the beach erosion widely seen throughout South Florida -- actually hasten the problem, according to some environmental groups and government officials.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:29:40 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 9574 at http://wlrn.org Sea Walls Designed To Save Beaches May Actually Speed Up Erosion