Coasts

We all have a responsibility to look after the 18,000 km of coastline surrounding the UK.

AN ISLAND NATION

With one of the longest national coastlines in Europe, our seas are home to over 15,000 marine species, providing us with resources from fish to renewable marine energy.

SENSATIONAL SEAGRASS

Seagrass absorbs far more carbon than an equivalent area of rainforest. Marine meadows protect coastlines from erosion and shelter important species and their nurseries.

RESTORATIVE OYSTERS

Established oyster reefs improve water quality, remove nitrogen, sequester carbon and boost biodiversity under the sea.

Projects you can support

Restore native oysters

Conserve and restore marine meadows

Maintain coastal paths