dune


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a ridge of sand created by the wind

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Coastguard station officer at Seahouses Ian Stewart said: "I would urge anybody at the sea side to take extra care in the area of the sand dunes and especially not to dig into the side of them.
Apply the best possible practices and actions to protect the coastal Juniper dunes and related habitats, including wooded dunes;
The scientists, who worked in the remote Tengger desert of Inner Mongolia, used a bulldozer to flatten 160,000 square metres of sand dunes in 2008 and over the next three-and-a-half years, they watched the dunes rebuild by closely tracking the winds.
Either calving or collisions could limit dune size, two studies say.
Launching the largest store in the Dune London portfolio in The Mall of the Emirates, highlights the importance of the Middle Eastern market to the Dune Group.
The market for hybrid services is growing dramatically, particularly for operators where the digital switchover is underway or recently completed," said Konstantin Dyshlevoy, CEO, Dune HD.
Dr Mike Howe, of the CCW, said: "There are around 4,000 species of beetle in the UK, and having a quarter of these on one sand dune system makes Newborough Warren a very special place indeed.
Just 3% of the dune system at Newborough is now bare sand and much of that is in localised patches.
The National Trust organises the tree planting every year - using leftover Christmas trees from Homebase - to preserve the dunes on the Formby coast.
Over the last 50 years sand dunes along the Welsh coast have become more stable, resulting in the loss of 64% of open, mobile dunes.
Over the coming decade we expect swathes of orchids to recolonise lost ground, bringing colour to the dunes, and restoring Kenfig to its former glory as one of Europe's most magnificent havens for sand dune wildlife.
HIGH tides caused by the big freeze have damaged sand dunes at one of the North East's most beautiful beaches.
Until the late 19th century, dune environments in north-west Europe, including Britain, were used for cultivation and grazing, overexploitation of which would reactivate sandblow (Greswell 1953).
These coastal formations are known today as the Rannametsa dune ridge, which proceeds from Uulu near Parnu to the Latvian border.
We teamed up with our friends at Dune Glasgow to save you 20 per cent on men's footwear at an exclusive Daily Record shopping day at Dune's Glasgow Buchanan Street store on Thursday, April 5.