Coastal Challenge Summit Report 2019 8th October 2019, Southampton Solent Conference Centre Introduction On 8th October 2019, 62 delegates gathered in Southampton for the second Coastal Challenge Summit, themed around climate change and coastal policy. The aim of the annual Coastal Challenge Summit is to bring together coastal communities from around the UK and the […]

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Frontiers in marine science Summary: The Firth of Clyde, on the west coast of Scotland, was once one of the most productive fishing grounds in Europe. However, successive decades of poor management and overfishing led to a dramatic loss of biodiversity and the collapse of finfish fisheries. In response, concerned local residents on the Isle […]

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Amy Pryor ‘The Coastal Partnership Network is working alongside the Coastal Communities Alliance, Natural England, the National Coastal Tourism Academy and the New Economics Foundation on a designated Year of the English Coast in 2021. As we come together to celebrate the opening of the new England Coast Path National Trail – which not only […]

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Guardian ‘Treat coastal erosion as a natural catastrophe, UK ministers urged East Yorkshire councillors bemoan lack of national guidance and funding Ministers have been urged to step in to help families whose homes are at imminent risk of collapsing into the sea on the fastest-eroding coastline in northern Europe.  Residents in the Yorkshire village of […]

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