Unfortunately, Wales’s seas are not currently Living Seas – significant and urgent effort is required if we are to achieve our vision of a wildlife-rich marine environment.
Across the UK, the Wildlife Trusts are the largest environmental organisation working actively to conserve our marine environment and the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, which covers almost half of Wales’s coast, has a key role to play.
Want to find out more? Visit Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre.
The seas truly are a life support system for us all. They provide us with food, materials for building, and even the oxygen we breathe. They support a huge array species, and are home to all manner spectacular and special wildlife.
We all enjoy a trip to the seaside, but perhaps we do not always think about what is happening under the surface – out of sight can be out of mind.
We are concentrating our conservation work for the marine environment on four key areas: