From seagrass planting and fish tagging to working with coastal communities, we're recovering the health of our seas in the UK and abroad.
We're working to protect and recover seagrass meadows in UK seas, a vital habitat for animals and a key tool in the fight to combat climate change.
Native oysters provide a wealth of ecosystem services but have seen a global decline of approximately 85%. We're working to restore and protect oyster reefs as part of projects in the Firth of Forth and Dornoch Firth.
Marine turtles have been around for millions of years, covering great distances in our ocean and playing a crucial role in marine and coastal ecosystems.
There are currently 371 Marine Protected Areas covering 38% of UK seas. We're working to make sure these are effective in recovering the ocean's health.
Save Scottish Seas
We’re proud to have been leading the Save Scottish Seas project, securing marine conservation wins in Scotland since 2006.
Making Welsh Marine Protected Areas matter
With half of Welsh waters having some form of legal protection they should be in a healthy state, but this isn't the case.
Projects in the UK Overseas Territories
The 14 UK Overseas Territories are a fascinating and diverse set of islands. Through various projects, we're supporting our UKOT partners in the protection and management of their fragile environments and species.
FISH INTEL project
We're working with 11 other partners on a major EU-funded project to learn more about fish behaviour.
Agents of Change
The Agents of Change project works alongside coastal communities to make Marine Protected Areas matter.