Why Do Beaches Disappear?

Some beaches are made of silky sands, and elsewhere pebbles are plentiful... But why?
07 July 2017
Presented by Chris Smith

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Pebbles on a sand beach

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Our coasts are constantly changing. And whilst human impact can have a significant impact… Mother Nature also plays her part,  tides and storms can change a beach overnight. Continuing with Marine Month, Chris Smith spoke to Oceanographer Simon Boxall from the University of Southampton about what's driving these changes and can we prevent them?

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