MARINElife

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 Data Submitted for the Fourth UK Article 17 Report

MARINElife have submitted all sightings data collected on our research programmes in UK waters from 2013 onwards to provide accurate and up-to-date assessments of the conservation status of UK species and habitats.
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New MARINElife Survey Packs Launched

This month we'll be releasing the new and updated MARINElife survey packs for our researcher teams.
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New Desk-Based Volunteer Position

Following the launch of STORM, MARINElife’s new data management system, we are again looking to fill another desk-based volunteer position.
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Launch of the CalMac Marine Awareness Programme

MARINElife will be working together with CalMac ferries, and multiple marine NGOs, to coordinate marine life citizen science monitoring and engagement programmes.
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Lundy Adventure 2018

Come and join MARINElife on Lundy Island for a 5 night/6 day marine wildlife experience.
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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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