Category: Marine

Recycling Symbols Explained

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It’s a tune we’re all familiar with, and a message that has been clear since the 1970’s…Or has it? Recycling can sometimes …

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Autumn Clean Cymru 2020

After sadly postponing Spring Clean Cymru due to COVID-19, Keep Wales Tidy excitedly announced that Autumn Clean Cymru would be taking place from the 11th …

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Shearwater by Joe Wynn

Manx Shearwater Rescue Service!

From late August onwards, hundreds of thousands of juvenile Manx shearwaters begin to fledge from the Pembrokeshire Islands. Having spent 70 days in a burrow …

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What is an Oil Spill?

Over the past month we’ve watched as the MV Wakashio has leaked approximately 1,000 tonnes of oil into the pristine waters, and surrounding reefs, of …

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New born Seal pup Lisa Morgan

Skomer Seal Season

With seabird monitoring coming to an end, August might seem like the perfect time for our Skomer wardens Nathan and Slywia to take some time …

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When Beach Cleaning Goes Bad!

As we all know the corona virus lockdown has thrown up many challenges. Here at The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) some …

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"The leatherback turtle, Mike Alexander left, with Peter Morgan, outside the National Museum of Wales coal store in Cardiff, 25th September 1988 © Mike Alexander".

Our Leatherbacks!

Every summer our seas are just about warm enough for turtles to come in after their favourite food – jellyfish! We’ve had all, but one …

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The Puffin Prize!

Eyes on the Prize Would you like a chance to win your very own Puffin photo book? A book made just for you? There will …

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Razorbill on Skomer Island

Razorbills of Skokholm Island

In May’s update we talked about the importance of continuing with the vital seabird monitoring on WTSWW’s Skokholm Island and this month we’re going to …

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Litter during Lockdown

Throughout lockdown, many people have turned to nature as a source of comfort, beauty, and inspiration. We are learning as a society just how valued our wild spaces are …

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Dolphins in Cardigan Bay Copyright Sarah Perry

Finned, Flippered and feathered friends

Bottlenose dolphins in Cardigan Bay © Sarah Perry I sit at my home office desk, looking out at a bright blue sky, not a cloud …

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On My Time As A Living Seas Volunteer

Myself and other conducting a land based survey (Feb 2020) Hi, my name is Rosie. I have been a local volunteer at Cardigan Bay Marine …

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