Australian beach life under threat
Climate change fuelling erosion and threatening iconic coastline.
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2010 07:15 GMT

For many Australians the beach is an important focus of daily life and around 70 per cent of the country's population lives on or near the coast.

But rapid coastal erosion is threatening some of the country's most iconic beaches.

Environmentalists say Australia's coast is becoming increasingly vulnerable as climate change brings higher tides and flooding.

Kylie Grey reports from Sydney.

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