marine conservation

Protecting our Blue Planet too: the year in ocean conservation

Along with 17 million Brits, I ended the year watching in awe as Sir David Attenborough and the Blue Planet II team showed us...

RSPB risks all on climate-change policy

The RSPB have gone on record as saying they will not oppose windfarms, despite the fact that their primary concern should be the welfare...

Plankton as indicators of ecosystem change

From the crabs on the seabed to the seagulls in the sky. I explained in my previous article why there wouldn't be any polar bears on the ice...

Hard-hitting Blue Planet Society campaign merchandise

Blue Planet Society are pleased to announce the launch of our new line of hard-hitting campaign merchandise. Designed to raise funds for campaigning against specific...

Stop deep sea mining campaign

Deep sea mining for rare metals is the new industrial frontier and will have devastating implications for the marine environment. Proposed mining would threaten not...

Understanding climate, plankton and commercial fishing

If you were to ask people what influences the abundance of fish in the sea, most would probably answer ‘commercial fishing’. While it is...

Auction to raise funds for puffin and seabird conservation

  Atlantic puffins are under threat like never before. They can't find enough to eat. Overfishing of sandeels, their favoured prey, and changes in fish distribution...

Put seagrass on the map with citizen science

Today, June 5th, is World Environment Day and at Project Seagrass we are happy to announce the launch of our GLOBAL Citizen Science smartphone...

What’s happening to the oceans’ phytoplankton?

Research suggests that the oceans’ phytoplankton are declining in abundance in many places. Global Biosphere September 1997 - August 1998 composite image showing the magnitude...

Future ocean

If you had travelled the world in 1812 the natural wonders seen on earth would be jaw-dropping. Plains full of grazing animals and attendant predators,...

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