12 Jan 2015, Reuters; TRF
'We will have to retreat sooner or later as sea levels rise - the financial costs of holding the shoreline in place will eventually force our hand,' said geologist Andrew Cooper, professor of coastal studies at the University of Ulster. 'But I'm afraid we will only come to that point, kicking and screaming, when we have exhausted our money.'...
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