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Coastal Partnerships Annual Forum 2018 – 27 & 28 November, Cardiff

The Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum is the national Continuing Professional Development event for Coastal Partnership Officers, members of their Steering Groups or Boards, partner representatives and anyone who works, or is interested in working, in partnership on the coast. It provides up to date information on the latest legislation and key issues affecting or affected by

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Coastal Partnerships Annual Forum 2016 – presentations available

The Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum is the national continuing professional development event for Coastal Partnership Officers, members of their Steering Groups or Boards and partner representatives. It provides up to date information on the latest legislation and key issues affecting or affected by coastal management and helps to showcase different aspects of the work

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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – the Winners!

The North West Coastal Forum is pleased to announce the winners of the 4th biennial NW ACE – an award scheme recognising outstanding achievement in and contribution to the long-term management of our coast and near-shore marine environments. The awards are independently judged and there are three award categories: Coastal Champion, Coastal Community Action and

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ABPmer reviews the cost of managed re-alignment schemes within the UK

Marine Consultancy ABPmer has carried out a review for the cost of managed re-alignment schemes within the UK. The investigation was conducted using their OMReg coastal adaptation database and cost data from 45 out of 64 managed re-alignment schemes within the UK. The review indicates that the process can be costly due to intervention and engineering

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North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – NW ACE 2014 – Winners Announced!

The winners of the NW ACE 2014 were announced today at Destination Coast! – the North West Coastal Forum’s biennial regional conference. The awards were presented by Peter Hampson, CEO of British Destinations. They were: Coastal Champion: in an unusual move we have 3 joint winners this year. They were proposed on one nomination and

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3rd biennial North West Awards for Coastal Excellence (NW ACE 2014)

Update – the deadline for submissions has now closed. Judging is taking place and the winning entries will receive their awards at our forthcoming Destination Coast! conference in Grange-over-Sands, 3rd November (see this link for more information and to register). NW ACE is an award scheme to recognise outstanding achievement in and contribution to the

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Programme Available! – Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum 2014

The North West Coastal Forum is delighted to announce that the Coastal Partnerships Network Annual Forum – the national CPD event for Coastal Partnership Officers, their Board and Steering Group members and the organisations that work in partnership with them – is being held here in the North West on 4th and 5th November in

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New Directive Establishing a Framework for Maritime Spatial Planning

The European Commission and European Parliament has today published Directive 2014/89/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Framework for Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) This long-anticipated Directive has been developed as part of the EU’s Integrated Maritime Policy, which aims to support sustainable development of the marine environment, to develop coordinated and

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European Environment Agency produces report on current state of Europe’s coastal environments

The European Environment Agency has recently produced a report discussing the current state of Europe’s coastal regions. Coastal regions are essential for Europe’s economy, generating around 40% of its GDP. The natural assets that provide for the European economy continue to degrade as a result of increasing human activity. Such activities include resource extraction, shipping,

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Supporting implementation of the MSFD: Developing ICZM Guidelines and Ecosystem Services Assessment Tools Scientific Workshop, 14 January, Liverpool

This workshop, taking place as part of the Celtic Seas Partnership Life+ Project, aims to bring together scientists and practitioners with expertise and interests related to Marine Strategy Framework Directive implementation to exchange current research and good practice experience and to inform the direction of two sections of the Celtic Seas Partnership project that are being delivered by

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