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Society & Government

By 2020, it is predicted that more than four billion people - or around 75 per cent of the global population are expected to live within the world's coastal zones.  The UK maritime economy employs nearly 900,000 people and generates nearly £46 billion annual turnover, generating sales of £7.6 billion a year.

Heritage managment
Heritage managment

Our expertise in this domain includes issues relating to governance and planning in coastal regions owing to climate change patterns, technological innovations to ensure the safety of people, tourism and leisure activities, to the historical evolution of societies in port cities. Areas include:

Maritime law
Maritime law
Maritime archaeology
Maritime archaeology

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