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The Living Coast
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A designated urban biosphere reserve, The Living Coast stretches between Newhaven and Shoreham-by-Sea in Sussex. From the grassy South Downs down to the chalk-and-shingle coast and city streets, it embraces everyone and everything that lives within this area and makes life here possible.
UNESCO biospheres are areas with significant natural value, created to help us learn how to balance what people and nature need to flourish. If you live, work or visit this region, you are part of The Living Coast and can be a part of creating an environment that we can all enjoy now and in the future.
We are delighted to announce the creation of a new B-Bank (Butterfly and Bee Bank) in Queens Park in Brighton. Work to create the chalk bank started this week.
October 2023 saw the launch of the Land Use Plus project, encouraging nature-friendly farming that protects and restores rare local habitats.
As this year marks the half-way point to achieving the SDGs by 2030, we have interviewed 17 local champions to hopefully inspire children.
What’s on across The Living Coast
Rampion Visitors Centre
Rampion Visitor Centre on Brighton Seafront is a free educational centre where you can learn all about the Rampion story and more. A great place to visit with kids, the staff are friendly, super knowledgeable and passionate about wind power and renewable energy.
There are plenty of ways you can play a part in making our Living Coast a thriving environment. Explore the website, sign-up to our newsletter or follow us on social media to connect with projects, news, business and volunteering opportunities relevant to you.