Blue New Deal

Good jobs for coastal

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Birling Gap, The National Trust

Coastal adaptation at Birling Gap

To tackle the challenge of coastal erosion, the property team at Birling Gap decided to work as much as possible with nature and not against it, in order to maintain a local attraction that receives around 350,000 visitors a year.

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Author: The National Trust

Location:Birling Gap, East Sussex, South East England

Anglesey costeering

Coasteering in North Wales

Anglesey Adventures offers activities like Coasteering and is one of the many small businesses supporting the outdoor activity tourism sector in North Wales, which is worth £481 million and supports over 8,200 jobs.

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Author: Anglesey Adventures

Location:Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales

Porlock Bay Shellfish

Community-based shellfish farming

Porlock Bay Shellfish is considered to be the first community-based sustainable shellfish farming project in the UK and it will create at least three full-time jobs in the local area.

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Author: Porlock Bay Shellfish

Location:Porlock, Somerset, South West England

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