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YON workshop - Blue Influencers Conference 2024

9 Apr 2024

Inspiring youth action at the Blue Influencers Conference

Members of our Youth Ocean Network came together to deliver presentations and workshops to show how young people can help drive change and take action in blue spaces impacted by climate change.

Georgie Bull diving - 32764 - Billy Barraclough

1 Apr 2024

Celebrating Citizen Science Month

Citizen science is valuable in expanding our knowledge of the underwater world and allows anyone, anywhere to get involved in scientific research that brings about real change. Our projects provide vital data that helps us learn more about the ocean.

Seascape - beach

28 Mar 2024

Positive ocean news: March 24 edition

A round-up of positive news stories from March to celebrate the wins for our seas.

Snakelocks Anemone, Chalk Reef, Freshwater Bay

20 Mar 2024

World Rewilding Day: recovery of marine wildlife and habitats is possible

To celebrate World Rewilding Day, we're sharing some of our most successful restorative projects to show that change is possible.

people seaweed searching

20 Mar 2024

Citizen Science Month: What is citizen science?

Discover the importance of citizen science and how this fun data-led scientific method can inspire behavioural change in communities and influence political change.

Humpback Whale Maui Maui Topical Images.

18 Mar 2024

5 marine animals you may not know migrate

In light of the ‘State Of The World’s Migratory Species’ report, which detailed steep population declines, we highlight the beautiful diversity of migratory marine animals across the globe.

Big waves at sea

13 Mar 2024

The ocean and climate change

We look at how the ocean protects us from and is impacted by the effects of climate change, such as coastal erosion, rising temperatures and ocean acidification.

Seagrass Isle Of Wight

11 Mar 2024

Raising awareness of seagrass at the Seagrass Symposium

Find out how we were involved in a great deal of seagrass awareness raising and action in the lead-up to World Seagrass Day.

Blue Sharks

7 Mar 2024

Four pioneering women who shaped ocean conservation

This International Women’s Day, we want to remember some of the female trailblazers of marine conservation.

Puffin with chick

6 Mar 2024

Mothers in nature: 4 great animal mothers

Mothers are amazing – be they human or marine animal. We shine a light on four amazing marine mothers and their own unique parenting styles.

Book on the beach

6 Mar 2024

11 Ocean themed books to celebrate World Book Day

To celebrate World Book Day we're sharing some of our favourite ocean-themed reads.

Seabirds over sea

1 Mar 2024

Spring Budget: Spending on the foundation of a sustainable blue economy

Ahead of the Spring Budget on 6th March 2024, we explore where and how the Chancellor of the Exchequer could use Government funding to encourage the growth of a sustainable blue economy, whilst boosting ocean recovery.

Clean Seas Collective

1 Mar 2024

Combatting ocean pollution through sustainable fashion

We’re focussed on finding sustainable fashion solutions and demanding stronger action to protect the health of our oceans and its residents. Find out how.

Sunset Paul Garnett

28 Feb 2024

Positive ocean news: February edition

Dive into this month's round-up of good news stories for our seas.

Man and woman cleaning up litter near a river

22 Feb 2024

Plastic pollution: the importance of cleaning up rivers

Cleaning up our UK rivers from litter is just as important as cleaning our beautiful beaches and is more accessible for the majority of the population to get involved. In fact, 80% of litter found on our beaches makes its way there from land sources.

Pokeball dropped in water

22 Feb 2024

5 Pokémon based on marine animals

Did you know that a lot of Pokémon get their inspiration from real-life marine animals? Find out what sea life is referenced by the Pokémon

Budleigh Beach Great British Beach Clean GBBC 2017 Andrew Brown

5 Feb 2024

Second annual RACE Report marks Race Equality Week

To mark Race Equality Week, running from 5th – 11th February 2024, Students Organising for Sustainability have launched the second annual RACE Report.

Storm hitting coastline

2 Feb 2024

How do storms in the UK affect marine life?

In the midst of one of the most active storm seasons on record in the UK, we look at the impact stormy weather has on the health of our ocean and its wildlife

Octopus on seabed, Scotland - SCOTLAND: The Big Picture

1 Feb 2024

New governmental rules are a positive step to safeguard our seas

We celebrate the UK Government's latest announcement protecting 13 areas of English seas from destructive bottom-towed fishing and the closure of the North Sea sandeel fishery.

Snowy beach

30 Jan 2024

Positive ocean news: January edition

We're starting off the year with some ocean optimism, and have rounded-up some good news stories for our seas from this month.

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