Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Save the Broads - another option..?

A new option to save the Upper Thurne and its broads has been proposed by the influential Broads Society.

It says plans to abandon coastal defences and allow an eighth of the total area of the Norfolk broads to be flooded by the sea are "completely unacceptable".

It is calling for a new line of sea defences to be established to protect vital freshwater habitats, including some of our finest pike fisheries.

Click here to read a BBC report.