Category: Current News

Apply to join the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council!

Apply to join the World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council! The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council helps develop World Oceans Day into a unique opportunity to connect and unite youth and others around our blue planet, with the focus on action for a healthier ocean and more sustainable society. For more information about the… Read more »

Marine Futures North West Internship Programme

The North West Wildlife Trusts is seeking an intern for the Marine Futures North West Programme. The Marine Futures Internship Programme offers a unique opportunity to candidates who are passionate and enthusiastic about the marine environment. The Marine Futures Intern will gain skills, knowledge and experience across a variety of sectors in this exciting field… Read more »

Great Global Nurdle Hunt Results Now Out

The results of the Great Global Nurdle Hunt 2020 are now out. Between the 13-22 March this year, more than 1000 volunteers from 28 countries, across all 7 continents, took part in the #GreatGlobalNurdleHunt. During this week long survey, nurdle hunters spent over 1200 hours scouring beaches, coastlines and riverbanks for nurdles. A total of… Read more »

Wanted – old and new photos of Puffins with fish

Project Puffin is asking for help in sourcing photos of puffins carrying fish in their beaks as part of RSPB’s Project Puffin. As you know, Puffins are in trouble.  Changing food availability, related to climate change, is thought to be one of the main reasons. Project Puffin can use photos of puffins carrying fish to… Read more »

New Round of Robin Rigg Community Fund Opens

Solway Firth Partnership is once again running the Robin Rigg Community Fund for 2021 on both side of the Solway Firth. The Robin Rigg Community Fund, provided by RWE Renewables, is available to community groups and organisations in the eligible Solway area undertaking activities that contribute to the reduction of the effects of climate change… Read more »

World Oceans Day 2020 Annual Report Published

The worldwide movement for a sustainable society and a healthy blue planet continued to grow for World Oceans Day 2020 in spite of the global pandemic. Thanks to the involvement of diverse partners, sponsors, youth, and other leaders, this year the World Oceans Day Team helped to activate, connect, and demonstrate global action for our… Read more »

National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management

The National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy sets out a vision of a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change – today, tomorrow and to the year 2100. This Strategy describes what needs to be done by all risk management authorities in England involved in flood and coastal erosion risk… Read more »

Irish Sea Survey 2020 Open until end of August

The Irish Sea Survey 2020 is open until the end of August. Responses to this survey are welcome from all sectors and communities around the Irish Sea. The Irish Sea Maritime Forum, supported by the University of Liverpool, is conducting an Irish Sea-wide survey to look to the future and the changing context of the… Read more »

New Report Shows Recreational Sea Anglers Want Their Voice Heard

Recreational sea anglers are calling for greater consideration of their needs and better regulation of commercial fishing practices, says new study. The report by Substance and Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas), funded by Defra, has provided insight into what recreational sea anglers value most when considering fisheries management. Recreational sea anglers want… Read more »

Crown Estate Scotland Launches New Fund

Crown Estate Scotland has just launched a new fund designed to support local regeneration and sustainable development around Scotland’s coast. The Sustainable Communities Fund is made up of two different programmes. Total investment across the two programmes could reach £750,000 over the next three years. The Community Capacity Grants Programme is open to all communities… Read more »