The refugee crisis is a human manifestation of all the wrongs that we are allowing to happen in the world. And it's happening on our watch.
Do it. Then SAY you're doing it. Cos that's how you INSPIRE *others* to do it too! :)
new visitengland sustainable tourism marketing toolkit
VisitEngland launches new sustainable tourism marketing tool.
are champions good or bad for your business??
So - are Green Champions good or bad for your business? Talking point...
no male invertebrate is in charge
Paul Hawkin points out something we have possibly radically underestimated. Reasons to be cheerful...
we are the people we've been waiting for
Ed Gillespie tells it as it is. We Are The People We've Been Waiting For.
carbon site visits
Intensive support to help WHS located businesses use the carbon calculator, and pass on their knowledge to others.
the power of ten
It's back. The CoaST annual party - noisy, exciting, and full of positive deviance. Booking form right here....crack on!
coast towel card
CoaST member towel card. Saves money, water, detergent, waste and, crucially, gives an easy way for visitors to participate in our efforts. And they work. Now in Cornwall, Devon and "anywhere" flavours!
Cornwall Green Doors
Bristol started this! But we love it - a rolling programme of CoaSTies who throw open their doors to share their smart green expertise....
water framework what?
Water Framework? Directive? Wossat? It's a new bit of law. From the EU. And it'll help us clean up our waters....
discovering the extraordinary
What's the best way to communicate our heritage? Books? Songs? Semaphore? Here's a few tips...
utterly brilliant bus marketing
First we brought you the Piano Staircase. Then we brought you the World's Longest Drop. Now we bring you - The Cool Bus. Awesome. We LOVE this.:)
it's really, really good to talk...no, REALLY.
I bet you didn't realise how important talking was until you read this. It's a "duh" moment; and we all need them....
there's a would be greenie in us all...
It could be as easy as just helping someone feel they're one of the good guys...
communicating climate change with businesses...
Great research programme on cliamte change data and how businesses react to it....
my intellectual v*****
This is one of the most extraordinary guys I have seen on my screen. A head and heart - ful of "those si, se peude" moments.... (roughly translated as "yes, we can"....)
the happy museum
The Happy Museum. Think about it...do we ever put those words together in our own minds?
tamar valley: a place of many lives
Heritage and culture. They're both biggies. And little wonder. But remember they're a living concept; and that they're about people; and stories. Always. So think about how you might tell them...
six top tips for getting your message across
Here are six super simple tips for getting that message across...
great time + green message = change for good!
Bosinver Cottages are one of our Ambassador businesses...and they make it an Ambassadorial priority to be an Agent of Change...
now, that's the way to do it
As well as complete case studies, we have examples of individual areas of good practice - an inspiration...
Not the way to do it. Breath-taking example of a destination sacrificing everything to the need to market itself...
outstanding cornwall: national conference 2011
The National Association of Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty held its annual conference in Cornwall this week...
Time to communicate with our communities?
New poll shows people might not be ringfencing their holiday..so should we be making sure we show them what's affordable, on their doorstep?
marine art sonia
"We knew what the world looked like
before we knew what the whale looked like"
We work closely with the Environment Agency to help campsites tackle a whole heap of issues.
it ain't what you do...
Communication is not actually about the what. It's in fact much more to do with the how.....
coast consultancy services
From dipping your little toe into the waters of sustainable tourism, to your first lengths, to full on open ocean breaststroke. We can help you with the kit, the swimming costume, and the training programme.
one planet tourism network
This is where you are right now. This is the centre of what we do; the pivot of all our activity.
An easy way to help our visitors make lots of tiny, and crucial, contributions to their favourite thing about their holiday...
We believe that good food, good company and happy times go hand in hand with really considerate use of the energy, water, waste and people that go into making them. We’re doing our bit – and then we’ll do even more!
draw me a picture
This can be tricky stuff to communicate, this sustainable, green, change-the-way-you-do-stuff, thing. So use good words; and really good pictures. People are sensory beings. And way less rational than you would ever believe...
giving the (green) finger
Futerra, our particularly splendid comms experts mates in London, inspired us to do this...
coast visitor charter
The CoaST Visitor Charter (5 Ways to be the Best Sort of Visitor) is dead simple.
outstanding cornwall: how to share the inspiration!
Five simple tips for words and ways to tell the story and share the joy...
outstanding cornwall: how to share the love...
Five easy action points to help you share the love of the AONB in all its outstandingness...
outstanding cornwall: visitor charter
Bespoke CoaST Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Visitor Charter - use on your website, and in your printed material!
outstanding cornwall: towel card
Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Towel Card - available to all businesses in the AONB on request. With thanks to the Cornwall AONB Unit!
the fun theory
It's a no brainer, really. We like doing stuff that's fun. So that's what change needs to be. You'll never look at a staircase in the same way again.