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'Sea for Yourself'

'Sea for Yourself'

'Sea for Yourself' is a new marketing campaign launched by Defra in March 2020 and supported by Seafish that aims to get more of the British public eating fish. One of the key messages of the campaign is... Read More...

2010 Ties For Warmest Year

2010 Ties For Warmest Year

According to NOAA scientists, 2010 tied with 2005 as the warmest year of the global surface temperature record, beginning in 1880. This was the 34th consecutive year with global temperatures above the 20th century average. For the contiguous United... Read More...

2015 Coastal Tourism

2015 Coastal Tourism

Coastal tourism is often perceived as an industry in decline, yet a recent report by National Coastal Tourism Academy challenges this perception. This paper seeks to bridge gaps in understanding and present the state of tourism on the coast... Read More...

Action Plans & Strategies

Action Plans & Strategies

A new action plan has been launched about international climate change, Beyond Copenhagen: The UK Government's International UK Action Plan, which shows what must be done to build on the progress made at Copenhagen. The plan sets out... Read More...

Algae - an alternative to plastic

Algae - an alternative to plastic

A French think tank called Atelier Luma is investigating whether treated algae can be used an an alternative material to plastic. It showed off the technology... Read More...

Arctic melt-water leads to enhanced storms

Arctic melt-water leads to enhanced storms

Freshwater in the ocean leads to extreme cold patches in the North Atlantic, which has major implications for weather over the surrounding land-masses. This is according to National Oceanography Centre (NOC) led research published in the Read More...

Balanced Seas

Balanced Seas

Balanced Seas is a project that will work in partnership with all those with an interest in the marine environment to identify and recommend Marine Conservation Zones for the inshore and off-shore waters of south-east England. The latest Balanced... Read More...

Benefits of Coastal Paths

Benefits of Coastal Paths

Defra have published new figures showcasing the health and economic benefits of walking on England’s coastal paths. Their press release states that nearly 30 million walks demonstrates huge popularity of England's coastal paths. Follow this link to read the Defra... Read More...

Blue Growth

Blue Growth

Blue Growth is the long term European strategy to support sustainable growth in the coastal and maritime sectors as a whole. Seas and oceans are drivers for the European economy and have great potential for innovation and growth. It is the... Read More...

Bonfire Night 2017

Bonfire Night 2017

The skies of Sussex are sure to be lit up on the Bonfire Night 2017. This year bonfire night is on Sunday 5th November, but events are taking place throughout the week across West Sussex. What is Bonfire Night and... Read More...

Brexit blueprint for sustainable seas

Brexit blueprint for sustainable seas

ABPmer have written a paper to explore the issues for the marine environment following Brexit, and stimulate debate about Brexit opportunities. The views expressed are solely those of the author, but is interesting to consider the possibilities as well as the... Read More...

Charting Progress 2

Charting Progress 2

Charting Progress 2 is a comprehensive report on the state of the UK seas. Published by the UK Marine Monitoring and Assessment community, the report is based on a robust, peer-reviewed evidence base and describes progress made since the publication... Read More...

CITiZAN Winter Update

CITiZAN Winter Update

CITiZAN South East's Midwinter Update provides a fascinating view of the project’s activities elsewhere in Sussex over recent months. For more information about project CITiZAN please visit www.citizan.org.uk . For upcoming events, blogs and to get involved find them on... Read More...

Climate Change

Climate Change

The Earth’s climate is changing, and these differences in global temperatures are already altering weather patterns, causing sea levels to rise and increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather. Even if emissions stop today, our past emissions mean changes... Read More...

Climate Change & Coastal Communities

Climate Change & Coastal Communities

The UK's long coastline is relatively accessible to all of its population. The coast is the focus of important economic, environmental and social activities. Some of the country's most important natural habitats and heritage sites are located on the... Read More...

Climate Indicators

Climate Indicators

Climate indicators for 2020 show a worsening of the climate globally it was revealed in a recent World Meteorological Office report. The State of the Global Climate 2020 highlights the latest indicators of the climate system, including greenhouse gas concentrations,... Read More...