Les combats des Gardiens de la Côte : Waves and Heritage

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Var – Brutal Beach

A development project for the extension of the Mediterranean Port of the town Six-Fours-Les-Plages (Var Department) is threatening the beach of Bonnegrâce, also known as 'Brutal Beach'. Brutal Beach is very popular...

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Azores – The Azores wave

The village of Rabo de Peixe wants to extend its port to develop the professional fishing sector, which is the major source of growth in this Portuguese region. This extension would increase the port capacity by a...

County Clare – Wave Doolin Pier

For centuries, waves have been breaking on the limestone rocks at Crab Island and Doolin Point, forming impressive tubes. Yet in 2010, a pier extension project was launched, aiming to accommodate bigger ferries which...

Bavaria – The Reichenbach Wave

In Munich, the static wave of Reichenbach on the Isar River became threatened by a new renaturation project for the river, which was introduced by the city's urban planning authorities.

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Westland – Sand Engine

To protect the coastline and the shores from erosion, the aim of the Sand Engine (or Sand Motor) project was to deposit large quantities of sand along the Dutch coast, forming an artificial hook-shaped peninsula. Over...

Catalonia – Wave of Barceloneta

On the beaches of Barcelona, the authorities began to carry out the work of the beach closures by building dikes T shaped. What will result to transform the beaches into "pools" where water will not be more renewed...