The kids helping Scotland's coastal wildlife
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The kids helping Scotland's coastal wildlife

27 March 2017 Last updated at 07:52 BST

Powerful waves can be a big problem for the UK coastline so a lot is done to defend the land against the sea.

But these defences can make it hard for wildlife to find a place to live.

Now, a new project will be turning 27 kilometres of Scotland's coastline into a living laboratory to help.

Some Edinburgh school pupils have been telling Newsround what they've been trying to do.