A specialist marine conservation charity
'Fighting for the oceans - never out of our depth!'
Blue Seas Protection is a marine conservation charity based in Sandown on the Isle of Wight.
Our marine conservation work covers these areas:
- Addressing climate and environmental issues
- Political campaigning
- Education and awareness
- Direct action
We work at all levels, from global and national Government campaigns, to local "boots on the ground" community projects.
Overfishing is one of the biggest issues facing our seas. We fight to ban the use of 'supertrawlers'. We work with small, local fisheries supporting IPLNF (The International Pole and Line Foundation).
We support the Seaspiracy petition to protect 30% of the world's oceans from fishing by 2030.
Blue Seas Protection aims to reduce the waste reaching our waterways, beaches and oceans. Fighting to reduce plastic waste, sewage pollution and increase awareness of discarded fishing nets. Locally, we organise well-attended monthly beach cleans.
Unfortunately, endangered marine species need protection. We combat issues with 'bycatch', entanglement in fishing gear and animal cruelty or beaching. Our BSP Marine Mammal Medics are on hand to support any local incidents.
Our SharkLab crew focuses primarily on education. We aim to spread awareness of the situations our oceans are facing, working with schools, community groups and businesses.
Blue Seas Protection is a fast growing UK registered charity - 1189529 - and is recognised by the United Nations (ID 28379) and U.N.E.S.C.O.
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in our fight to save the oceans
Three P’s Please – Our visit to Southern Water November 2021
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…Read More
Isle of Wight Council unanimously refuses plans to drill for oil in Arreton
“Say it loud and say it clear oil drilling not wanted here!”: Blue Seas Protection’s petition pays off as Isle of Wight Council unanimously refuses…Read More
Beachbuoy – Releases of Stormwater or Wastewater Near You
Southern Water’s new app shows where and when there has been a discharge in the sea near you! https://www.southernwater.co.uk/water-for-life/our-bathing-waters/beachbuoy?Read More
Shark Lab Isle of Wight
The Shark Lab opened in 2020 to investigate marine organisms and biodiversity “RAY OF LIGHT” The Isle of Wight has many rare and varied species…Read More
Defra’s response to coverage on banning supertrawlers and pulse fishing
Defra’s response quite clearly states we have the opportunity now to protect our UK waters, so why are they allowing foreign supertrawlers to fish in…Read More
“Operation Carp Lift” – Sandown Canoe Lake
REPORT – August 2020 INTRODUCTION Blue Seas Protection is a registered Marine Conservation Charity no. 1189529 affiliated with UN Ocean Action Group and registered Stop…Read More
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Blue Seas Protection, supported by Dame Joanna Lumley OBE and Brian May CBE
We are very fortunate to have not one, but two fantastic patrons:
Fighting for our oceans - the one and only Dame Joanna Lumley OBE.
Joanna - a household name due to her stellar acting career - is also a tireless environmental and humanitarian campaigner. She has recently been a key campaigner for the 'Stop Sea Blasts' campaign, urging wind farm developers to stop blowing up unexploded WWII bombs in the seas around Britain as it deafens whales and dolphins, and causes huge damage to other marine life.
Alongside Joanna is our longstanding friend and patron, Professor Brian May CBE.
"One day man will answer in a cosmic court for his crimes on our planet Earth".
Brian is a legend and powerful, passionate animal protector and also the lead guitarist of the legendary rock band Queen.
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Blue Seas Protection is a UK registered charity - 1189529 - from 2020 and is recognised by the United Nations (ID 28379) and U.N.E.S.C.O.