Our Coast, Our Sea - Further resources

An A-Z of websites that relate to the vision of Our Coast Our Sea, or which might help you with further investigation. If you think there’s anything missing let us know by dropping us an e-mail

Tourist Information

Amble Website
www.amblenorthumberland.co.uk

Alnwick Wildlife Group
www.alnwickwildlifegroup.co.uk

BBC ‘Coast’ Website
www.bbc.co.uk/coast/

BBC ‘Blue Planet’ Website
www.bbc.co.uk/nature/blueplanet/

Berwick Wildlife Group
www.berwickwildlifegroup.org.uk

Caring for Reef and Shore
www.marine-reserve.co.uk/education-activities/caring-for-reef-and-shore

Coast Web
http://www.coastweb.info/
A portal to information about coastal matters in the UK

Craster Local History Group
www.crasterhistory.org.uk
Website provides an archive and the war memorials project

Dove Marine Laboratory
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/marine/about/facilities/dove/
This research centre based at University of Newcastle organises outreach and education activities

Explore Your Environment
www.eyeproject.org.uk
EYE is a 3 year project which enables people to play an active role in recording the wildlife and landscapes of the North East of England.

Google Earth Marine Protected Areas
Google mapping of marine protected areas

Heritage Coasts
Useful links to all the heritage coasts in England and Wales

Holding Back the Tide
http://holdingbackthetide.wordpress.com/what/
A schools and community project in East Anglia, offering many ideas for coastal learning anywhere

Learning Outside the Classroom
www.lotc.org.uk
This site offers help and advice for teaching in the world beyond the classroom. Providers mentioned on this site may soon hold a LOTC Quality Badge, a key part of this new Government scheme.

Marine and coastal access bill
www.defra.gov.uk/marine/legislation/

Marine and coastal environment in Scotland
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/16440

Marine Conservation Society
http://www.mcsuk.org/

National Trust
The NT manages 700 miles of coastline

Natural England’s North East Undersea Landscape
http://www.naturalengland.org.uk/ourwork/campaigns/netundersealandscape.aspx
A fantastic panorama showing the landscape and special features beneath the sea. Part of their Marine Campaign. Links to two children’s resources are on this site.

Northumberland Coast AONB and Berwickshire and North Northumberland EMS Joint Management Plan
www.northumberlandcoastaonb.org/media/Management%20Plan.pdf

Northumberland Coast AONB and Berwickshire and North Northumberland EMS Geodiversity Audit and Action Plan

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
www.rspb.org.uk

Royal National Lifeboat Institute
www.rnli.org.uk

Seahouses Website
www.seahouseswebsite.co.uk/Environment.htm
All about the Seahouses environment, with photographic essays about sand, dunes, rocks and zonation.

World Beach Project
http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/textiles/lawty/world_beach/index.html
A challenge to make and share art on a beach, anywhere in the world