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the outline of a coast

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AN area of the coastline the size of Manchester has become built up in the past 50 years, a mapping project across England, Wales and Northern Ireland has shown.
The Trust has acquired land as the latest acquisition in a 50-year Neptune Coastline Campaign to protect special seaside areas.
The stretch of coast at the Great Orme near Llandudno, which is rich in wildlife and archaeology, has been bought by the NationalTrust for <Bmore than PS1m as it launches a new vision for looking after the nation's coastlines Richard Williams/National Trust
Local organizations work hard to take care of their coastlines, but fighting against Mother Nature and dictating the behavior of others to mitigate the volume of plastics and non-degradable materials used on beach outings is challenging and requires financial support.
A group calling itself the Initiative for the Protection of the Natural Coastline handed a protest declaration -- with over 4,000 signatures -- to parliament and met with lawmakers, convincing them to take a closer look at the bill, as well as two other items of legislation in the pipeline.
However, things are a little more complicated when it comes to coastlines in the vicinity of inlets, such as river mouths, lagoons and estuaries.
Four major events had the potential to adversely influence the unemployment rate of the coastline counties along the Gulf of Mexico from 2000 to 2010: the 2001 recession, the 2005 hurricane season, the 2007-2009 recession, and a major oil spill caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in April 2010.
About 56 refugees including 11 women and 9 children landed at Broum coastline, while 45 including 6 women landed at Radom coastline and 22 including 2 women and 2 children in addition to 2 Ethiopians have arrived to Thubab coastline in Taiz province.
The two local shorelines will form a key element in the pounds 50m initiative, aimed at ensuring millions of people have access to the nation's coastlines.
Melting sea ice will raise ocean levels, which could prove disastrous for island nations and anyone living near coastlines.
The state's coastlines and waterways are precious and irreplaceable resources.
The Flood, the theme of Rotterdam's second architecture Biennale, thus had a clear local and global agenda, from the meticulous mapping of polders, to the wider and more corrosive effects of global tourism on coastlines around the world, given hideous momentum by last year's tsunami in the Indian Ocean.
Sound: A long area of ocean lying between two coastlines.
Around Europe, coastlines are retreating by between 0.
They insisted North coastlines were in top condition.