SC’s Crab Bank isn’t just for the birds. Here’s how its erosion could hurt the coast

Crab Bank is a small island just off the coast of Mount Pleasant, S.C., and used to be a huge nesting site for shorebirds. But erosion is quickly making the island disappear — and Audubon South Carolina says its loss can hurt more than the birds.
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Crab Bank is a small island just off the coast of Mount Pleasant, S.C., and used to be a huge nesting site for shorebirds. But erosion is quickly making the island disappear — and Audubon South Carolina says its loss can hurt more than the birds.