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CHASM sonde and telemetry

CHASM sonde and telemetry

CHASM has been working with the Environment Agency to measure water quality parameters in Bracklesham Bay, West Sussex so we can look at some of the environmental factors that might be affecting crabs and lobsters in the area. Recently they deployed a real-time water quality monitor on the West... read more »

Climate Resilience & Adaptation

Climate Resilience & Adaptation

Climate Resilience and Adaptation – ICZM 2021 has been written to provide parishes, communities and environmental groups on the Manhood Peninsula with information and practical ideas about climate change issues affecting the peninsula. The document is intended to accompany Towards ICZM on the Manhood Peninsula, produced during the... read more »

CHASM Project Report 2020-2021

CHASM Project Report 2020-2021

Since early 2020 the first stages of a project concentrating on lobsters and sediment has been taking place in the seas surrounding the Manhood Peninsula south of Chichester, West Sussex, notably near Selsey Bill and Bracklesham Bay. This is the CHASM Project (CHASM | Manhood Peninsula Partnership). The... read more »

Medmerry Global Standard

Medmerry Global Standard

An Environment Agency-led award-winning coastal habitat creation and flood alleviation scheme on the West Sussex coast has successfully piloted a new global standard for nature-based solutions established by the world-leading authority on conservation of nature. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) developed the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions... read more »

Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management

Natural and Nature-Based Features for Flood Risk Management

The International Guidelines on Natural and Nature Based Features (NNBF) for Flood Risk Management are now available. The guidelines provide practitioners with the best available information concerning the conceptualization, planning, design, engineering, construction, and maintenance of NNBF to support resilience and flood risk reduction for coastlines, bays, and estuaries,... read more »

New Forum To Clean up Water in Solent Region

New Forum To Clean up Water in Solent Region

MPs from across south Hampshire, West Sussex and the Isle of Wight have launched a new forum to drive improvements in water quality in local harbours and the wider Solent region. These provide unique habitats for plants and wildlife, as well as being used extensively by water sports... read more »

10 fabulous floating homes

10 fabulous floating homes

As the demand for housing increases and land becomes a scarcer commodity, more and more people are embracing alternative ways of living – and that's where this innovative solution comes in. With 71% of the Earth covered in water, these nifty floating homes show that you don't need solid ground to create... read more »

Resilience & Adaptation

Resilience & Adaptation

Climate Resilience and Adaptation – ICZM 2021 has been written to provide parishes, communities and environmental groups on the Manhood Peninsula with information and practical ideas about climate change issues affecting the peninsula. The Manhood Peninsula is a prime example of a coastal area facing dynamic coastal and climate change... read more »

Lyme Bay the road to recovery

Lyme Bay the road to recovery

A new documentary has been produced by he Blue Marine Foundation, highlighting their work in the Lyme Bay Fisheries and Conservation Reserve in Dorset over the past 10 years. The film shows the incredible recovery of the marine ecosystem in Lyme Bay following the ban on mobile fishing gear... read more »

Beach Check App

Beach Check App

A beach crowd management app developed by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council will now be offered to other UK towns and cities following new funding. The Beach Check app was launched last year to aid social distancing and support COVID-19 safety measures as people flocked to beaches in... read more »