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Shoreline Armoring's Incompatible with a Healthy Beach Ecosystem
- "On beaches without shoreline armoring there are more birds and more kinds of birds. On beaches with shoreline armoring there are less birds and less kinds of birds. Why? Birds are a visible indicator of a beach's ecological health. A healthy beach supports a rich set of beach critters that birds like to eat." - excerpt from this Surfrider Foundation blog entry.
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