The EU’s effect on Blackpool’s beaches – before and after pictures

The EU’s effect on Blackpool’s beaches – before and after pictures

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Blackpool beach, UK. Blackpool is a seaside resort in Lancashire, on England’s northwest coast. The town is on the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries. Photo source: ©© Chris Spark

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As Brexit puts the future of EU laws protecting the environment in doubt, Greenpeace sent photographer Vanessa Miles to Blackpool to recreate a series of images she took in 1990 when just one in five UK beaches met bathing guidelines…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (10-13-2016)

What does a beach tells us about the European Union? BBC News Video (05-19-2016)
How the European Union has changed the sea and sand. A BBC News’ video clip.

The European Union’s record on clean beaches and dirty air (06-06-2016)
European action has improved 9,000 miles of river, and the waters of 95% of British beaches are now safe enough to wade into…

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