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Blue Seas Protection

Blue Seas Protection

We're a marine conservation charity, Earth Protectors Trust, affiliated with the UN Community of Ocean Action dedicated to acting & raising awareness of the issues faced by our oceans today, acting to protect our seas and oceans. (Reg charity no.1189529.)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2022 AT 10 AM
Great global nurdle hunt

Venue: Sandown Pier, Pavilion

Next Blue Seas Protection Nurdle Hunt in collaboration with FIDRA will be Sunday 2nd October 2022.

SATURDAY, 10 SEPTEMBER, 2022, 10.30 AM
How to Campaign for Change

Venue: Wildheart Animal Sanctuary, Sandown

Come and meet Kerry, your Parliamentary Outreach Rep, and gain insights on positive campaigning for positive change.

SATURDAY, 24 SEPTEMBER, 2022, 10 AM
4th Sandtona at Browns Golf!!! Browns Golf Course

📣 3rd "Sandtona" Funraising Event 📣
📣 American Cars & Bikes at Browns Golf Sandown
🌊Free Fundraising Event on behalf of BSP
😍 See the amazing American cars and bikes,
☕🏌 Have a coffee and a round of golf
🐟🐬🦭 Hear about Sandown Bay's incredible Marine Conservation Zone!
❤️ Donations welcome.
👪 Come join us! 👪
Call 01983 400767 / 07594 147651
Or FB message for further information to book your American car in for the event.
NB please note: bikes, cars and contents are owner's responsibility and entered to site at own risk

Tue 30 Aug 2022: Compton Beach, Nr Freshwater / Brook Village
Wed 31 Aug 2022: Brook Beach, Nr Brook Village
Thu 1 Sept 2022: The Duver, St Helens near Bembridge
Fri 2 Sept 2022: Ryde Beach, Nr Appley Tower, Ryde

Come along and join the SharkLab LiVE! Crew and explore the beach.

We're looking for ANYTHING interesting to explore but if we can find evidence of Sharks and Seagrass we will be extremely excited!!!

Calling all Marine Citizen Scientists, Shark Hunters, Seagrass Explorers, Sea + Beach Enthusiasts.

No Need to Book just catch the low tide and Sea U there!

Join the Blue Seas Protection Crew for our regular beach clean on "Britain's best beach" (Countryfile). We provide litterpickers and bags, you provide your enthusiasm!

MONDAY, 1 AUGUST, 2022, 12pm
Cowes Week Events, River Medina

We'll be out on the water aboard Coastal Protector this Cowes Week with Lobby and Sharkie protesting the £billion trade deal with the Faroe Islands. Contact us here on Messenger if you'd like to be involved or look out for us on the water and give us a Wave!

JUNE 22, 2022, 10:30am
BLUE SEAS PROTECTION AGM
Melville Street, Sandown, PO36 8, UK

All Members cordially invited to Blue Seas Protection UK Registered Charity no.1189529 AGM. Contact Secretary to register for Agenda and meeting details as venue limits numbers.

The Great Shark Snapshot Week

24th to 31st July 2022

Take part in the 1st ever Great Shark Snapshot Week!

Join Blue Seas Protection in collaboration with the Shark Trust Great Shark Snapshot Week, as we dive into Sandown Bay on the Isle of Wight UK, searching for the Globally Threatened and Endangered Shark, Skates and Rays that have made the Isle of Wight their home.

Come together and join Citizen Scientist Divers, researchers, community groups and charities from across the world in order to help us record as many sharks, rays and skate sightings as possible in 1 week.  This will gather research data and information about global shark distribution and ultimately help to conserve these beautiful beings.

Shark Trust

The Great Shark Snapshot Week is organised by the Shark Trust.  If you would like to find out more about this conservation charity, please visit the Shark Trust website for more information

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Isle of Wight Sharks!

During Shark Snapshot Week, Blue Seas Protection wants to observe sightings of the globally threatened Shark Ray Skate that live around the Isle of Wight.  Over 1800 Shark Ray Skate pups have been hatched around the island since Jan 2022, and we would like to capture images of the pups and hopefully their globally endangered parents:

Thornback Rays

Spotted Rays

Undulate Rays

Blond Rays

Cat Sharks

Hatchling Pups have been sighted around the toes of sea-shore paddling Citizen Scientists around the island and are as large as your hand now!  Join us during Shark Snapshot Week and send us images of your little sharks if you are lucky enough to spot one.  Or if you are fishing and happen to catch one.  We'd love to see your snaps!

Become a Marine Citizen Scientist and upload your Shark Snaps on our SharkLab Facebook page and we will upload them onto the Shark Trust global research database.

Upload your Shark Snaps to SharkLab Facebook

Calling all Marine Citizen Scientist Divers!

Blue Seas Protection is teaming up with Marine Citizen Scientist Divers during Shark Snapshot Week, in order to deploy underwater cameras, to observe sharks living in Sandown Bay on the Isle of Wight.  If you are a confident Diver and would like to take part, the dives will be conducted over 4 days in Cowes and is weather dependent.

Briefing, Dive Plan, Boat + Kit Familiarisation:

Sun   24th July 2022 8am - 1pm

Dives:

Mon 25th July 2022 9am - 1pm

Tues 26th July 2022 9am - 1pm

Wed 27th July 2022 9am - 1pm

This is a weather dependent activity and Registration is required due to the limited space.

Divers should have their own diving equipment, air cylinders, pressure gauges and insurance. Divers take part at their own risk and Blue Seas Protection will not be held accountable for incidents outside of their control.  BUT We'd love you to Dive In with us!

 

Contact Us to Register Your Diving Place!