Category: Marine

Jewel anemones by Sally Sharrock

Wales takes the plunge into protecting seas

Today (Friday 12 December) the Welsh Government designated its first Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ).  This announcement means that the seas around Skomer Island off the

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Basking Shark by JP Trenque

Megafauna Hotspots: the Missing Link in Marine Protection

New report highlights need to protect important places for dolphins, whales and basking sharks Today (4 November) a new report identifies four important Welsh ‘megafauna

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Island Adventures on Skomer

August has arrived on Skomer Island. With sadness we have seen our seabirds leave for their feeding grounds. The cliffs are quieter as the Guillemot

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Sabellaria close up by Laura Mears

Honeycomb worms – ecosystem engineers

Although we do not have coral reefs in Welsh waters, there are a number of marine plants and animals whose hard skeletons and tubes form

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Future Fisheries

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales has recently embarked on a new project relating to the fishing industry in Wales. Fishing Boat –

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Pembrokeshire Pelagics

In July and August 2013 the Mid Pembrokeshire and Pembrokeshire Bird group Sections had three very successful pelagic trips from Neyland. These boat trips give

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Atlantic Grey Seal Pup by S Perry

Cornwall Seal Group extend ID into Cardigan Bay

Girlie the Atlantic grey seal is no longer just another grey seal among the many that delight locals and visitors to Cardigan Bay – she’s

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CBMWC receive Environment Wales project grant

We have just received the fantastic news that we have been successful in our small project grant application to Environment Wales. The grant – worth over

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