England’s greatest seashores have been revealed as campaigners hailed the “Attenborough impact” for a rise in awards for being protected and clear.
Maintain Britain Tidy has introduced the winners of 71 Blue Flags and 137 Seaside Awards – a rise of 18 seashores on 2018.
The awards are high quality marks for seashores and imply they’re clear, protected and meet excessive environmental and bathing water high quality requirements.
It comes as a survey by Maintain Britain Tidy discovered greater than half (54%) of individuals stated nature documentaries fronted by Sir David Attenborough had inspired them to personally clear up discarded litter.
Sky Information has additionally been operating its profitable Ocean Rescue marketing campaign to chop plastic air pollution and clear up our oceans.
Allison Ogden-Newton, chief government of Maintain Britain Tidy, stated: “We as people really feel emotionally linked to the setting greater than ever, with so many experiencing eco-anxiety.
“We’re extremely happy to have much more winners this 12 months than final, proving the good dedication of the seashore employees.
“From environmental schooling for the area people and guaranteeing accountable seashore use, to cleansing regimes and an growing variety of recycling services, it’s a full-time dedication to create seashores worthy of the awards.”
The 71 seashores awarded Blue Flags in 2019 are:
Central Seashore, Mablethorpe
Central Seashore, Skegness
Central Seashore, Sutton on Sea
East of England
East Seashore, Shoeburyness
Three Shells Seashore, Southend
North East and Yorkshire
King Edwards Bay
Marina St Leonards
Hayling Island Beachlands
Margate Primary Sands
West Wittering Seashore
Blackpool Sands (Devon)
Poole Sandbanks Peninsular
Poole Shore Highway
Poole Canford Cliffs
Poole Branksome Chine
Bournemouth Manor Steps
Nice Western (Cornwall)
Breakwater Seashore Torbay
Meadfoot Seashore Torbay
Oddicombe Seashore Torbay
Preston Sands Torbay
Torre Abbey Sands Torbay
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