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Rewilding[edit | edit source]

Blue carbon, How seagrass is our ocean's wonder plant and their role in fighting climate change
Authors: Environmental Justice Foundation, Mar 15, 2021

Sea level rise[edit | edit source]

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Coastal Cities' Futures Depend on Today’s Climate Decisions
Authors: climatecentral, Oct 12, 2021

Societies can adapt to sea level rise in three different ways: implement managed retreat, accommodate coastal change, or protect against sea level rise through hard-construction practices like seawalls or soft approaches such as dune rehabilitation and beach nourishment. Sometimes these adaptation strategies go hand in hand, but at other times choices have to be made among different strategies. For some human environments, such as so called sinking cities, adaptation to sea level rise may be compounded by other environmental issues such as subsidence. Natural ecosystems typically adapt to rising sea levels by moving inland; however, they might not always be able to do so, due to natural or artificial barriers. W


Land projected to be below annual flood level in 2030 and beyond,

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Events[edit | edit source]

  • Event Sep 15 - 24, 2023 (Fri-Sun) — Great British Beach Clean,

Resources[edit | edit source]

Video[edit | edit source]

High & Dry: How UK Fishermen Were Sold Out by Brexit
Authors: Greenpeace UK, Jan 28, 2022

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Land projected to be below annual flood level in 2050,

Other resources[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages

External links[edit | edit source]

  • 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.[1] 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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Authors Phil Green
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Created March 7, 2017 by Phil Green
Modified January 14, 2024 by Phil Green
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