Parts of our northern coastline predicted to disappear in the next 100 years
Scientists and environmentalists are becoming increasingly concerned at the advance of coastal erosion around the British Isles.
The loss of houses to the sea in Norfolk in recent days has highlighted the problem.
The Isle of Man faces its own battle against erosion with large swathes of the northern coastline predicted to disappear in the next 100 years.
Charles Guard is secretary of the Manx Geological Society and has been monitoring the effects and mechanisms of coastal erosion on the Island for over 25 years, making several documentaries on the subject.
He says the threat posed to settlements like Kirk Michael doesn't actually come from the sea: