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Chile's Mega Tsunami Restored Beaches and Biodiversity

Chilean coastal town after the 2010 tsunami: Marcelo Caro via Wikimedia Commons Chile's 8.8 earthquake and tsunami of 2010 caused massive devastation, not least along its coastline, with some beaches subsiding and losing biodiversity, and some rocky reefs areas uplifting and losing biodiversity— as you might expect. But thanks to the investigations of a science team already looking at the ecology of Chile's sandy beaches before the quake, we now know this natural disaster also engineered some powerful and unexpected forms of coastal restoration.
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How families were pulled out to sea to drown

News : World Blog (4 years ago)

By Mark Potter, Correspondent, NBC News CONSTITUCION, Chile – After the powerful Chilean earthquake and the tsunami that followed, the local surgeon told a horrifying story.   Along the coastal area, he said, close to the epicenter ... Read Post

In Chile, Tsunami Caused More Deaths Than Earthquake

US Politics / Conservative : Gateway Pundit (4 years ago)

This was the area known as Pelluhue, in Chile after the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country. In Chile, the tsunami caused more deaths than the massive earthquake. Several coastal communities were devastated by the tsunami... Read Post

2,300 birds found dead along Chilean beaches

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

(CNN) -- Chilean officials are asking fishermen to help save birds caught in nets after thousands of dead fowl appeared along coastal Chile this week. At least 2,300 dead birds were found along beaches between Cartagena and Playa de... Read Post


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