Monday, 18 August 2008

Coasts may be "abandoned to the sea"

That's according to Lord Smith, the new chairman of the Environment Agency, who says that coastal erosion is the most difficult issue that the Agency have to deal with, but that some parts of the coastline are so badly eroded that they are not worth protecting.

The picture shows part of the Holderness Coast (East Yorkshire), but large parts of Norfolk and Suffolk are under threat as well. Read the full article from the BBC here.

Sunday, 17 August 2008


Early in the new year for Year 11 will be our visit to Burbage:

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There'll be plenty more information in the few lessons before we go, and I will add more placemarks to the map in due course.

In the meantime, you might want to have a think about national parks in general - what they are, where they are, and why they exist. Two good starting points would be the National Parks Authority website, and the Peak District National Park site.


Not much here yet, but this blog will be to support SHS students studying GSCE Geography...