Entries by Beach Recovery Foundation

Jamaica – Hellshire Beach

What: Hellshire Beach (above) is lined with thatched-roof restaurants offering a choice of the freshest seafood in all of Jamaica, at very reasonable prices. It is quite enjoyable and safe to swim in the warm Caribbean sea, float in an inner-tube, ride a donkey, or motor around on a jet-ski. It is also a great place […]

American Samoa

American Samoa What: American Samoa is an island chain paradise, located about 2600 miles southwest of Oahu, Hawaii, and 2500 miles northwest of Brisbane, Australia. Unfortunately, recent storm activity has resulted in constant erosion of its beaches, especially those located within Pago Pago Harbor, such as Utulei Beach. Why: Cyclone Evan hit the island in December of […]

Outer Banks, North Carolina

What: The Outer Banks of North Carolina, plain and simple, are disappearing. Immediately below is what part of the town of Rodanthe looked like after hurricane Irene hit the area. The washed out road, Route 12, is the sole ground route to and from the mainland. Further below on the left is the surf in […]

Here’s What’s Happening at the BRF!

Here’s What’s Happening of Late at The Beach Recovery Foundation! July 7, 2015 The BRF is pleased to be collaborating with France TV 5 on a documentary covering natural threats facing the U.S., (e.g., earthquakes, hurricanes, erosion, sea level rise). Their East Coast filming will take place on the NY/NJ shore, Outer Banks, and Miami. If […]

Off-Shore Ports – No Dredging Required

The Benefits of Offshore Ports in the U.S. & Africa By Marco Pluijm, Ports and Marine Sector Manager, Bechtel In many parts of the world, offshore ports are a good solution for meeting the requirements of the rapid changes in the international container and bulk shipping industry. Bigger ships, changing routes and destinations require larger […]

The Beach Recovery Foundation Visits American Samoa

Note: The following article was written/published on February 6, 2015 by Talanei.com – “News & More for American Samoa.”  The photograph of CEO Greg Sarno being interviewed by KVZK TV at Utulei Park, was added by the Beach Recovery Foundation. Group wants to study beach erosion A group from the United States, Beach Recovery Foundation, […]