Threatened sand beach habitats

Other Names:
Endangered sandy shoreline habitat

Sandy beaches comprise about a third of the world’s coastline. A 2020 study, published in Nature Climate Change, has reported that the world will lose almost half of its valuable sandy beaches by 2100 as the ocean moves landward with rising sea levels.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
16.03.2020 – 04:06 CET