Protecting and restoring Flamborough Head
Flamborough Head NTZ

The Flamborough Head No Take Zone (NTZ) was established in 2010 as the only area in the North Sea which is fully protected from all damaging human activities. It is playing an important role in supporting a healthier marine environment and helping to restore the productivity of the North Sea.

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Author: Heather Davison

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Coastal adaptation at Birling Gap
Birling Gap, The National Trust

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

Restoring habitats to increase resilience
Photo by Peter Holmes

The Medmerry Realignment Scheme in West Sussex is an innovative coastal defence saving £300,000 in taxpayers’ money each year and enabling year-round business opportunities.

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Author: New Economics Foundation

Location: West Sussex, South East England