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    Maj Plemenitas of LINKscale (United Kingdom) sees the immense impact of the project’s minimal input as its greatest strength. “In-Situ Network: Palm tree branches for coastal protection” at Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati uses palm tree branches as a simple measure to respond to the imminent threat of coastal erosion due to rising waters and habitat destruction. Inserted into the sand, the spoon-shaped branches constitute an ideal barrier, causing sea currents to slow down and deposit sand material into the concave inner surface of the leaf branch.

Maj Plemenitas of LINKscale (United Kingdom) sees the immense impact of the project’s minimal input as its greatest strength. “In-Situ Network: Palm tree branches for coastal protection” at Tarawa Atoll, Kiribati uses palm tree branches as a simple measure to respond to the imminent threat of coastal erosion due to rising waters and habitat destruction. Inserted into the sand, the spoon-shaped branches constitute an ideal barrier, causing sea currents to slow down and deposit sand material into the concave inner surface of the leaf branch.

Last updated: November 23, 2014 Jakarta, Indonesia