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Join the battle to protect endangered bluefin tuna

Please join our campaign to make UK waters a safe place for these iconic animals with our brand new Protect Bluefin Tuna...

Atlantic bluefin tuna: the forgotten superpredator

We would expect that a huge, charismatic, and ecologically important predator would be celebrated in its own...

Shark fishing tournaments devalue ocean wildlife and harm marine conservation efforts

Just over three years ago, I was clinging to a rock in 20 meters of water, trying to stop the current from pulling me...

Possible EU temporal eel fishing closure and its potential implications for glass eel trafficking

In 2017, the EU Council of Ministers agreed on a three month fishing closure for eels but excluded glass eels (juveniles < 12 cm)....

Vineyard Vines cancels shark tournament sponsorship

Clothing retailer Vineyard Vines joins a long list of corporations including AON, Astoria Bank, Budweiser, BASF, Foley Caterpillar, Goslings Rum, Lexus, Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank...

Nature’s best camouflage

The masters of camouflage on this planet are universally accepted to be cephalopods, which can create optical illusions in the blink of an eye....

Blue Planet Society launch #StopTheHunt campaign

More than 100,000 dolphins and small whales are hunted and killed every year. Most hunts are unregulated, illegal and unsustainable with unknown impacts on...

West Marine drops shark tournament sponsorship

Boating supplies retailer West Marine joins a long list of corporations including AON, Astoria Bank, Budweiser, BASF, Foley Caterpillar, Goslings Rum, Lexus, Merrill Lynch, Toyota...

Rock-stacking denies people the experience of wildness

In the far north west of the Scottish Highlands there is a primeval landscape. Assynt is made up of isolated mountains, standing like monoliths...

A sense of porpoise

I saw my first harbour porpoise standing on the back of a small boat anchored at the foot of a cliff off Anglesey in...

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