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 2019 Calendar Out Now

Our 2019 calendar is now on sale. Just £3.50 (including P&P)
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First Issue of the VSAS Newsletter (20.10.18)

The first of the newsletter for volunteers taking part in the new CalMac programme, to keep them posted of the programme development and survey news, is out.

Lundy Adventure 2019

Come and join MARINElife on Lundy Island in summer 2019 for a 6 Day Marine Wildlife Experience.

MARINElife Welcomes a new Member of Staff

Welcome to our newest member of staff, Simon Pinder, joining us as our CalMac ESAS surveys coordinator, supporting ESAS surveys under the CalMac Marine Awareness Programme.

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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