Faced with the advancing ocean, small towns in the South-West ready to retreat

Par Bat info source: AFP
© Tourist office of Biscarrosse

In mid-October, on the beach at Biscarrosse (Landes), the wooden restaurants and lifeguard lookouts, essential in summer, turn into piles of carefully stacked beams and planks, a compulsory annual general dismantling because here the dune is in danger.