Tag Archives: undersea

Allonby Bay MCZ: a ‘slimy dangerous place?’

Allonby Bay, on Cumbria’s Solway coast, recently became a Marine Conservation Zone; there are now 50 MCZs in English and ‘non-devolved’ waters and proposals for more are under consideration. Most people, probably, neither know nor would they care. Here are … Continue reading

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Coal reserves: the ‘profound contradiction’

Today in the Guardian, editor Alan Rusbridger explains why his paper will concentrate on climate change for the next few weeks: he regrets “that we had not done justice to this huge, overshadowing, overwhelming issue of how climate change will … Continue reading

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Undersea coal

It was a shrewd move to designate West Cumbria as ‘Britain’s Energy CoastTM’. Launched in 2008,  BEC stretches along the coast of the Solway Firth from Silloth to Barrow-in-Furness. Luke Dicicco, Communications Manager of Britain’s Energy Coast and Cumbria Vision, … Continue reading

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