World Ocean Day 2022

Blue Seas Protection Supports World Ocean Day 2022 5 ways you, as an individual, can protect the ocean and all marine life: 1.   ‘Pick Up 8’ pieces of Microplastic every time you visit a beach, river or stream, to immediately stop microplastics entering the oceans. 2.   ‘Shop Plastic-free’ and look for plastic-free alternatives whenever      …

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Blue Seas Protection’s Easter Events

Click the button to download a PDF with our full Easter events calendar: Blue Seas Protection will again be hosting a variety of events of the Easter holidays for families of all ages.  The SharkLab Easter Event From the 12th to the 14th of April we will again be at Yaverland Sailing Club for a…

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Blue Seas Protection’s Coastal Curiosity Week

Looking for something to do this Half Term? Look no further than Blue Seas Protection’s Coastal Curiosity Week! Four days of family fun and conservation related activities. Read on to find out more! BEACH CLEAN AND NURDLE HUNT. Join Blue Seas Protection, Plastic Free Shanklin and Shanklin Green Town Volunteers on a nurdle hunt for…

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New Years Day at the Salix!

Swimmers run into the sea after throwing colored dye in the air

We are excited to announce an impressive £355 on New Year’s Day by Mari and her team! We had a lot of brave swimmers take a dip in the sea all in aid of Blue Seas Protection.On the warmest New Years Day on record at least thirty swimmers entered the waters. Despite the mild temperatures…

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Supertrawlers in our Marine Conservation Zones.

What are Supertrawlers? Supertrawlers are fishing trawlers that measure over 100 meters in length. They can catch hundreds of tons of fish every day, using nets up to a mile long. The fishing techniques they use change depending on the type of fish they catch. Pelagic trawls catch fish that live in the upper water…

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Murder in the Faroe Islands – Grindadrap an outdated tradition.

Faroese people have been killing whales and dolphins since Viking times.  The practice originally was to source food for their small island  community. Like many traditions however it quickly became obsolete as the technology and infrastructure advanced. Today the whale hunt or Grindadrap is simply a barbaric act of killing whales and dolphins by driving…

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Three P’s Please – Our visit to Southern Water November 2021

Sewage Treatment Plant

There has been a lot in the news and on Social Media recently about Raw Sewage discharges into our waters.  Members of Blue Seas Protection went along at the beginning of this month to find out. Chairman Garry Oates, Trustee Tiena Eccles and Social Media Coordinator Gina Phillips were invited to the sewage treatment plant…

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