Posts tagged marineconservation
Silurian surveys Stanton Banks on our Teen Team Expedition Survey

Our first Teen Expedition of 2019, was totally unexpected, completely extraordinary and a huge amount of fun! Thanks to our six young, enthusiastic citizen scientists and some very settled weather, we sailed an impressive 232 nautical miles over five days, recording a whopping 123 sightings of 455 marine animals.

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Expedition Survey ends on a bottlenose dolphin high!

A variety weather conditions kept us on our toes for the latest research expedition. Six species of marine mammal were encountered: common dolphin, minke whale, harbour porpoise, grey and common seal and on our last morning a pod of 15 bottlenose dolphin!

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All species checked off ID guide during Ullapool survey!

The seventh expedition of the summer season concentrated on the northern and western reaches of our survey area, with ten species of marine mega-fauna encountered, including: basking shark, bottlenose dolphin, common dolphin, Risso’s dolphin, white-beaked dolphin, minke whales, harbour porpoise, grey and common seals.

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We Need You: a call for volunteers aboard Silurian's Joint Warrior Survey

Despite the snowy skies and blustery winds, it’s not long now until Spring, and that can only mean one thing here at HWDT, and that’s the start of our survey season.  We’re incredibly excited this year for our early season Joint Warrior survey, which has been successfully running since 2009.

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'Into the Blue' with Tom Reade

Each week, alongside the Blue Planet II series, our team will share their own 'Into the Blue' moments from on board our research vessel, Silurian.  This week, Tom Reade - our former First Mate shares his encounter with the West Coast Community.

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'Into the Blue' with Pippa Garrard

Each week, alongside the Blue Planet II series, our team will share their own 'Into the Blue' moments from on board our research vessel, Silurian.  This week, Pippa Garrard - who leads our education and community programmes - shares hers.

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