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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Lundy Adventure 2018

Come and join MARINElife on Lundy Island for a 5 night/6 day marine wildlife experience.
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MARINElife's 2017 Annual Report Released

Our first Annual Cetacean and Seabird Report has been released.
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Dolphin Day at the Dolphin Centre

MARINElife launched its first Annual report this weekend at a 'Dolphin Day' event hosted at Poole's Dolphin Shopping Centre.
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MARINElife joins the World Cetacean Alliance

MARINElife is now officially a Partner of the World Cetacean Alliance, the world’s largest Partnership working to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises.
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MARINElife volunteer to run London Marathon

One of our volunteers is running this year's London Marathon in support of MARINElife
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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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