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The IMCORE project ran from 2008 to 2011 and was funded under the EU Interreg IVB programme.

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Practical tips for following the IMCORE approach to planning to adapt to coastal climate change 

Coastal Literacy is an education and information framework to promote a more balanced approach to policy making. This is to encourage local people and practitioners to understand and learn more about coastal change, understand the wider context better, and to enable all people to participate in coastal decision making.

 

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Link to the coastal literacy webpage


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Author
CoastNet (Alex Midlen & co.)
Keywords
Education, training, framework
Description
The Coastal Literacy Framework consists of four families of concepts, arranged in a hierarchy of understanding and insight. The four families are: unique coast; coastal change; coastal management (Governance); coastal community well-being and identity.

There are some supporting reports, and information resources to illustrate how the concepts can be communicated.

Last update
October 2011/ ongoing
Partner's experiences in using this tool
The Coastal Literacy Framework provides the basis for balanced education and debate, from a broad knowledge base. This is in contrast to more sectoral programmes, such as environment-led or economic-led.
Other information:
The Framework has been developed with input from the Manhood Peninsula expert group, and the support of Chichester District Council and the Manhood Peninsula Partnership as part of the UK Government Coastal Change Pathfinder.
Recommended external resources:
http://coastalliteracy.wordpress.com/
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The Coastal Literacy Framework is highly transferrable and can be used by anyone.



FULL REVIEW
To be completed by December 2011

This learning portal brings together the results and lessons learned from the IMCORE project. This project was funded under the Interreg IVB programme from 2008 to 2011.

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