The Gazette continues its special project on coastal erosion, which  began with a special section published August 16 in print and on the newspaper’s website, Two new stories today explore the topic of planning for retreat, how scientists used to think about it and how that thinking has changed. The project will be continually updated. Future stories will include further reporting on the plan of action Islandwide as coastal erosion takes its toll, and what to expect when the next big storm comes.