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A Liveable City for Everyone – Car Free Day

A Liveable City for Everyone – Car Free Day

  22 September is Car Free Day which encourages people to walk, cycle or use public transport, instead of using their car for the ...

Homeward Bound Festival on The Living Coast

Homeward Bound Festival on The Living Coast

Join us for Homeward Bound Festival this October and sample the folk music and flavours, tales and traditions, natural riches and engineering ingenuity that have shaped life on this pebbly, chalk-cliffed stretch of shoreline.

Explore our Natural & Cultural Heritage at Brighton Museum

Explore our Natural & Cultural Heritage at Brighton Museum

Visit Brighton Museum before 3rd October and explore our interactive display on the cultural and natural heritage of The Living Coast.

The Living Coast comes alive with summer’s butterflies!

The Living Coast comes alive with summer’s butterflies!

Nothing sums up a Sussex summer more than watching our beautiful butterflies while they dance over the Downs, circle through our woods or flutter in our back gardens.

Living roofs for the Living Coast

Living roofs for the Living Coast

Next time you are on the top deck of a Brighton & Hove Bus you might catch a glimpse of the cities first bee bus stop.

Community groups urged to plant trees

Community groups urged to plant trees

Two new rapid tree planting funding opportunities for Green Space Forum members.

2030 carbon neutral programme for Brighton & Hove

2030 carbon neutral programme for Brighton & Hove

Brighton & Hove City Council has published details of its programme to reach carbon neutrality by 2030.

Biodiversity expert welcomes Lewes Council’s strategy

Biodiversity expert welcomes Lewes Council’s strategy

A leading expert has welcomed Lewes District Council's biodiversity strategy and called on everyone to invite wildlife into our neighbourhoods.

The Living Coast artist in residency – Algologies by Anna Dumitriu

The Living Coast artist in residency – Algologies by Anna Dumitriu

Fabrica and The Living Coast are delighted to announce that Anna Dumitriu has been selected for the Fabrica-Living Coast Artist Residency 2021.

Calling garden and wildlife enthusiasts!

Calling garden and wildlife enthusiasts!

Wilder Gardens is the perfect opportunity for you to green your garden, your street and your community.

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

Today marks the start of the UNESCO world conference on Education for Sustainable Development.

Explore the Living Coast by bike

Explore the Living Coast by bike

Be a low impact traveller this summer and explore the coast and countryside of The Living Coast by Bike.

City Nature Challenge 2021 – results so far, keep submitting your observations!

City Nature Challenge 2021 – results so far, keep submitting your observations!

People all across the Brighton & Eastern Downs have helped us learn more about the flora and fauna of our region in both urban and rural areas.

#LeaveNoTrace across our Living Coast

#LeaveNoTrace across our Living Coast

#LeaveNoTrace Brighton is a community-initiated, proactive campaign to raise awareness and promote responsible rubbish disposal on Brighton's beaches and green spaces.

Blue Hearts for rewilding

Blue Hearts for rewilding

The BLUE campaign was founded in 2014 by wildlife filmmaker Fergus Beeley in response to the State of Nature report published that year which showed a dramatic decline in Biodiversity in the UK. Find out how to get involved.

City Nature Challenge 2021

City Nature Challenge 2021

Does Brighton have more birds than Bristol? Cardiff more chestnuts than Coventry? Manchester more minibeasts than Middlesbrough? Help us find out by taking part in City Nature Challenge!

First step success to habitat restoration on the Sussex coast

First step success to habitat restoration on the Sussex coast

It was announced this week that a new byelaw to help the regeneration of our nearshore marine habitats has been passed by the UK Secretary of State for the Environment.

It’s World Water Day

It’s World Water Day

Today is World Water Day and this year the theme is what water means to people.

Biocultural Heritage Tourism virtual conference and study tour 2021

Biocultural Heritage Tourism virtual conference and study tour 2021

The Living Coast will host a conference and study tour.

Our Biocultural Heritage Tourism project in 2021

Our Biocultural Heritage Tourism project in 2021

Here’s an update on what’s been happening in the past year and things to look forward to in 2021.

Saltdean Tunnel mural is ready for viewing

Saltdean Tunnel mural is ready for viewing

A successful community project has emerged during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Walks and trails to follow on your phone

Walks and trails to follow on your phone

Here are a few suggestions for walks which you can follow on your smart phone with the biosphere.

Ultra low emissions for Brighton & Hove

Ultra low emissions for Brighton & Hove

Have you spotted one of the 30 new double decker buses yet?

Beauty beneath at Brighton Marina

Beauty beneath at Brighton Marina

Take a look through these fantastic shots from Steve Winsor taken recently on The Living Coast right below the surface within the marina.

A cold water love affair

A cold water love affair

Kim Moore hates the cold but she loves cold water swimming. She explains why.

Discover Brighton’s Dolphins!

Discover Brighton’s Dolphins!

While many might not realise it, Brighton has a rich cultural heritage with whales and dolphins (‘cetaceans’).

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