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What is beach nourishment?

Moving sand from one area to another

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Beach nourishment pros (3)

Less environmentally and visually destructive

Cheap

Do throughout year when breeding and tourism is minimal

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Beach nourishment cons (3)

High maintenance

Visually and environmentally intrusive when carried out

Costs increase over time