News report about environmental issues facing parts of Northern Ireland's coastline. These are caused by busy sea lanes in and around Belfast Lough, and sand removal near Balintoy. Islandmagee is one of 32 areas in the UK facing high environmental risk. First broadcast on BBC NI Newsline on 10 March 2006
Can be used in a group activity looking at how the area could be improved. Pupils could be given different strategies and they will evaluate the pros and cons of their strategy and then feedback this information to the class who will then vote on the most sustainable strategy.