Floods and erosion are ruining Britain’s most significant sites

Floods and erosion are ruining Britain’s most significant sites


Birling Gap, UK. Photo source: ©© Paul Symes

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Climate change is already wrecking some of Britain’s most significant sites, from Wordsworth’s gardens in Cumbria to the white cliffs on England’s south coast, according to a new report.

The report was produced by climate experts at Leeds University and the Climate Coalition, a group of 130 organisations including the RSPB, National Trust, WWF and the Women’s Institute…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (02-07-2017)

Study reveals huge acceleration in erosion of England’s white cliffs, Guardian UK (11-07-2016)
The iconic white cliffs of southern England are eroding 10 times faster than they have over the past few thousand years, due to human management and changes in storm intensity…

Popular Coastal Attraction Suffered 7 years’ Worth of Erosion in 2 Months, UK; BBC News (03-02-2014)

Growing Climate Change Threat to Britain’s Historic Coastline, The Telegraph UK (06-12-2015)

Coastal Erosion: A series of Special Reports, Guardian UK (08-17-2015)

This Sinking Isle: The Homeowners Battling Coastal Erosion, Guardian UK (04-17-2015)
As sea levels rise, thousands of people on the coast of Britain have been forced to move inland…

Sinking England, A National Geographic Video (11-2011)

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