Eco-Champion young adult sought!

Eco-Champion young adult sought!

We are looking for a young adult who can represent our Biosphere at UNESCO's international Youth Forum meeting - apply within!

Posted: 21 April 2017 | Comments: 0

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Supporting the Soaring Seagulls

Supporting the Soaring Seagulls

Congratulations to the Seagulls, Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club on their amazing achievement of promotion to the Premier League!

We look forward to welcoming many more people to The Living Coast UNESCO World Biosphere Region!

Posted: 18 April 2017 | Comments: 0

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The Living Coast

The Living Coast

Our exciting new identity for our Biosphere's programme of eco-works and the local area is ‘The Living Coast’, which we are promoting as the place where people and nature come together in our world-class environment.

Posted: 31 March 2017 | Comments: 0

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‘The Living Coast’ comes alive!

‘The Living Coast’ comes alive!

The Brighton & Lewes Downs UNESCO World Biosphere Region has unveiled a new identity for our area as ‘The Living Coast’ – billed as the place where people and nature come together in our world-class environment.

The Living Coast (‘TLC’) aims to engage many more residents, organisations and visitors in enjoying and improving our special environment of Downs, Towns and Coast which are the three elements of the new identity.

Posted: 31 March 2017 | Comments: 0

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Nature Now - April

Nature Now - April

British Summer Time is now well and truly with us, and the spring seems to have arrived all of a sudden – with double-figure temperatures and people flocking outdoors. Keep an eye out for April showers though!
And look up at night to try to catch the Lyrids meteor shower that peaks on the night of 22nd-23rd April.

Posted: 31 March 2017 | Comments: 0

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The Humble House Sparrow

The Humble House Sparrow

This cheeky urban bird is no longer as ubiquitous as it once was, so now needs our help...

Posted: 13 March 2017 | Comments: 0

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Nature Now

Nature Now

Winter weather remains for the time being – despite the meteorological winter period having now formally ended – although the days are getting longer as the Spring Equinox (20th March) approaches (when the Sun is directly over the Equator and day and night are of equal length).

Posted: 13 March 2017 | Comments: 0

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Giving our House Sparrows a Home

Giving our House Sparrows a Home

The House Sparrow (scientific name Passer domesticus) is one of the most iconic urban birds in Britain, sharing our urban areas with us....

Posted: 02 March 2017 | Comments: 0

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Elm Haven

Elm Haven

Our Biosphere is naturally unique by being the host of the National Elm Collection in Brighton & Hove, boasting some of the rarest elm tree varieties in the world in our parks, streets, schools and gardens...

Posted: 03 February 2017 | Comments: 5

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Natural Outlook

Natural Outlook

On a crisp and frosty January morning the South Downs are stunning. Each blade of grass becomes a glistening jewel. This sparkling landscape stuns us throughout the year, its gentle inclines and steep scarp slopes contrasting so perfectly to the towns below on the coast, Weald and flood-plains.

Posted: 05 January 2017 | Comments: 0

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