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What is a multi-use area?
A multi-use areas is an area which offers a range of social, economic and environmental activities
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What is swash?
Swash, or fore wash in geography,(the white part of the water) is known as a turbulent layer of water that washes up on the beach after an incoming wave has broken. The swash action can move beach materials up and down the beach, which results in the
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What is managed retreat?
In the context of coastal erosion, managed retreat (also managed realignment) allows an area that was not previously exposed to flooding by the sea to become flooded by removing coastal protection.
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What is a sustainable city?
A sustainable city, or eco-city (also "ecocity") is a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution - CO2,
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What is urban regeneration?
Urban renewal, which is generally called urban regeneration ("regeneration" in the United Kingdom), "revitalization" in the United States, is a program of land redevelopment in areas of moderate to high density urban land use. Renewal has had both su
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How earthquakes happen?
The movement of tectonic plates can be sudden and disastrous, causing an earthquake. It is difficult to predict exactly when and where an earthquake will happen, even when a lot of data is available.
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