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Today: British coastlines

April 2nd, 2015

Episode 246 of 1744 episodes

What would our coastline look like if oil refineries and holiday parks had been allowed to boom unchecked? In a new book titled Coastlines - The Story of our Shore, journalist Patrick Barkham spent 18 months exploring the coast and the people who live and work on it. It coincides with the 50th anniversary of the National Trust's Neptune Coastline Campaign - which has been working to save Britain's threatened coastlines. Patrick Barkham and David Ford, a South Devon National Trust representative who was involved in the acquisition of Wembury Point coastline, discuss.

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