Poole Rocks Marine Conservation Zone
A new website to showcase the incredible
underwater wildlife of Poole Bay, Dorset
A collaboration with Dorset Wildlife Trust,
the Marine Conservation Society, Seasearch and
the Southern IFCA to engage people with the underwater
world on our doorsteps
Award Winning Photography
Life beneath the waves with Britain's high-diving gannets
In 2012 Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith
plunged beneath the waves in search of dramatic
images to showcase the grace and power of
the northern gannet
Revealing amazing nesting behaviour around
our shores for the first time
Each spring a spawning migration of black bream
arrives in the UK. The fish build huge nests covering vast
areas of seabed. We reveal for the first time the drama
and challenges faced during this critical life stage
Multimedia talks tailored to your needsWildlife
UK and overseas
"easily the best speaker we have ever had"
"what a wonderful evening...absolutely fascinating...
your narratives linked everything together beautifully"
Discover the hidden secrets around the UK's coast
Britain's seas host a multitude of
different habitats, each supporting a
vast diversity of life. Dive in and discover
amazing animals, plants and places
In search of the Tasmanian devil
We went in search of the the Tasmanian
devil, now threatened by a debilitating
facial tumour disease. Restricted to a
few remaining disease-free zones
conservationists are working to save the species.
Climate change challenges for marine ecosystems
We joined the scientific divers from
the University of Tasmania's Institute of Marine
and Antarctic Studies as they set up experiments
to understand the effects of climate change and
invasive species on their local marine habitats.