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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Shark Eggcases Survey Results for 11 March 2022

thornback rays egg cases

What a Wet Day!  After the last two beautiful days, and despite the misty murky rain, we were determined to complete another day of Shark Eggcase Surveying of Area 2: Small Hope Beach to Tradewinds Cafe – Shanklin.  Plus, we thought, would a wet day make a difference to the number of Mermaid’s Purses we…

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Mermaid’s Purse Eggcases Survey 10 March 2022

horns vs tendrils for sharklab survey

MARCH 2022 Mermaid’s Purse Eggcases Survey Results for Thurs 10 March 2022 Area 3 – Yaverland Car Park to Sandown Pier – but we only reached Driftwood Beach Bar, due to high tide. What a difference a day makes – yesterday at Yaverland to Culver Cliffs (Wed 10 March 2022) it was bright, sunny, warm…

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Sharklab’s March 2022 Survey Results

Yaverland beach to Culver Cliffs

Hello All! Finally, the full March 2022 Shark Eggcase Survey for Sandown Bay has been completed, and the results have been posted on Facebook. If you would like to know how the survey was conducted read on… Survey Approach  The survey was conducted over 6 days by the SharkLab Crew but was naturally dictated by…

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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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