FRANCE, THE ATLANTIC COAST
A round-the-world tour of countries facing climate change
An episode from the series EARTH ON EDGE
The coast near Bordeaux in France attracts 2 million tourists every year, attracted by the beaches and the waves.
The landscape seems unchangeable yet winters have damaged the coast, which moved back 40 meters.
What can be done against this phenomenon that could negatively impact the local economy and the way of life of the region?