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Coasts UK

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Three Cliffs Bay on the Gower peninsular of South Wales. Photograph taken by Jamie O'Shaughnessy September 5, 2003, released to the public domain.

This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Coasts page for a topic overview.


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Land projected to be below annual flood level in 2050, coastal.climatecentral.org

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2021

Blue Carbon – Ocean-based solutions to fight the climate crisis outlines the importance of the UK’s seas in helping the UK to reach its goal of net zero by 2050. May 4 [1] The Marine Conservation Society and Rewilding Britain are calling on UK governments to adopt ocean-based solutions at pace and scale by 2030.

Ocean rewilding: England’s largest seagrass restoration project begins, Apr 21 [2]

2017

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Penzance wins first plastic-free status award to help clean up beaches, Dec 5 [3] ...Cornwall

Millions of native oysters to be returned to the Solent, Apr 20 [4] ...Hampshire

2016

Number of plastic bags found on UK beaches falls by nearly half, Nov 22 [5]

Number of England's marine conservation zones nearly doubles; new zones branded useless by expert, January 17 [6]

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  • Living Seas, The Wildlife Trusts
  • Marine Conservation Society campaigns for clean seas and beaches, sustainable fisheries, and protection of marine life. Through education, community involvement and collaboration, the Marine Conservation Society raises awareness of the many threats that face our seas and promotes individual, industry and government action to protect the marine environment. The Marine Conservation Society provides information and guidance on many aspects of marine conservation and produces the Good Fish Guide as well as involving thousands of volunteers in projects and surveys such as Beachwatch. [7] added 16:15, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
  • Blue New Deal, "...stronger economies for UK coastal communities through a healthier marine environment."
  • #2minutebeachclean

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