Conserving marine wildlife through research and education
Join the charity MARINElife in advancing the frontiers of scientific research and the conservation of our seas: the last great wilderness in Europe

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MARINElife Join AmazonSmile

MARINElife have joined AmazonSmile, where 0.5% of the net purchase price of purchases will be donated to us.
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MARINElife/Lundy Adventure Recap

Find out what we got up to during our 6 day Lundy workshop that ran from 28th June – 3rd July 2018.
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Paid Job Opportunity

We are currently recruiting for the position of MARINElife ESAS Surveys coordinator, in partnership with the CalMac Marine awareness programme.
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MARINElife helps to confirm identification of Blue Whale killed by Icelandic Whalers

MARINElife, along with other organisations, were contacted by Sea Shepherd UK to confirm that images of Whale 22 harpooned by the whaling vessel Hvalur 8 and landed at the whaling station in Hvalfjordur, Iceland on Saturday 7th July was an endangered Blue Whale
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2018 MARINElife Training Courses

Learn more about the identification of the whales, dolphins and seabirds that can be seen around the UK by attending one of MARINElife's Training Courses.
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MARINElife has an incredibly important role to play in the protection of our invaluable coast and seas. The work that their dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers do to collect information on the distribution of both cetaceans and sea birds helps managers and policy makers make important and informed decisions about marine management and conservation.

Their work also helps to raise awareness of an aspect of our seas that few people appreciate - we have a fantastic selection of whales, dolphins and sea birds in our waters that some people might assume you have to travel abroad to see! Through this understanding and appreciation of our thriving coastal waters comes a desire to protect and conserve our local coastal environment. This is vital as we face a time where our seas are facing continued pressure from fisheries, climate change and other man made issues.

It is for these reasons that I am thrilled to become the patron for MARINElife and continue to raise awareness about their fantastic work and our stunning seas!

Maya Plass - MARINElife Patron

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