We Cannot Leave Well Enough Alone

The Toronto Islands are disappearing, due to the erosion caused by wave action. You would think that this would have already been happening. Truth is, it has. So what’s new?

What’s new is that man, in his wisdom, created a man-made spit to the east of the islands, blocking the influx of new material that common currents used to bring to the island, negating the impact of the waves. Now that the new material can no longer come in, the waves are winning the battle.

When will we learn?

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