Photos of marine life growing on seawall
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Living Seawalls for the Intertidal

It’s a bit old at this point, but I recently came across this article in Conservation Magazine on “How to Build a Living Seawall”.  It gives a good summary of work done by colleagues at the University of Washington and the University of Sydney on different seawall configurations that support greater intertidal biodiversity.  More updates as these findings are incorporated into the construction of a new seawall in Seattle…