Some of Wales' coastal towns 'face being abandoned'
11 February 2014 Last updated at 15:14 GMT
Coastal communities in Wales are being warned they could face being abandoned in future.
Some councils say rising sea levels mean they are too expensive to defend in the long term.
They have told BBC Wales that plans are already in place to retreat.
But Natural Resources Minister Alun Davies said managed retreat was not part of his strategy.
Tim Rogers reports.