Thursday, September 27, 2007

Erosion threatens Benin's coastline

Benin's capital Cotonou is slowly disappearing, washed away by the advancing waves. Every year the tide moves in 10 metres, swallowing homes, entire roads and livelihoods. Coastal erosion, first noted a century ago, has been exacerbated by the rise of sea

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