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Climate Change and Coastline

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The weathers changing are you?

Is the weather affecting business? How will you respond to more frequent and intense weather events in the future?

Smart business owners are preparing their businesses to withstand anything the climate can throw at them and spotting profitable ways in which they can react to changing weather.

There are lots of information to help you as a tourism business  prepare for the effects of weather and climate variability. Determine how flooding, heatwave, drought, and coastal change could affect your business and find out about practical actions that you can take to reduce the risk or take advantage of the opportunities.


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Changing Climate, Changing Business (6 minutes)


The checklist guides you through a series of questions to help you assess your business's preparedness and identify practical actions you can take. Go to Checklist

Top Tips

The most important things you can do to climate-proof your tourism business. Go to Top Tips

Case Studies

Forward-thinking businesses are already preparing for climate change. To find out how, read our case studies

Litter Free Coast and Sea

A community campaign to reduce marine and beach litter and improve and maintain bathing water quality.  We can all work to help keep our beaches and seas clean from litter and safe for everyone. Let them show you how…

'Tourism Business Guide to Understanding Coastal Change- Raising awareness and providing ideas for Poole Harbour and the surrounding area'- Sept 2014

The LiCCo Tourism Business Guide to Understanding Coastal Change has been produced for businesses in the tourism industry in Poole and the surrounding area to help raise awareness of coastal change and how it might affect them. Different tourist sites are illustrated that highlight aspects of coastal change as well as providing some useful facts. It is helpful to have a greater understanding of the local environment and the role natural processes can play in benefiting or providing challenges within the tourism industry.

This booklet has been commissioned by the Environment Agency through the Living with a changing coast project  project and compiled by the Dorset Coast Forum with contributions from coastal experts. 

Download the booklet or read the PDF attached to this page.

Act now don't delay! 

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