Marine and Environmental Links
Go to Information Sites
The Black Fish
www.theblackfish.org — The Black Fish is an international organisation that works to end illegal overfishing. Our approach brings together people and the benefits of modern technology to protect the oceans through enforcement of environmental regulations. The Black Fish currently runs 28 projects in 12 countries around Europe, with an international team of 30 staff, countless volunteers and supporters around the world.
www.arrancoast.com – Community of Arran Seabed Trust — COAST is a community organisation working for the protection and restoration of the marine environment around Arran and the Clyde.
www.earthwatch.org – An international environmental charity which is committed to conserving the diversity and integrity of life on earth to meet the needs of current and future generations by bringing individuals from all walks of life together with world-class scientists to work for the good of the planet.
www.eurosion.org — A European initiative for sustainable coastal erosion management.
www.greenpeace.org.uk — Greenpeace is an independent non-profit global campaigning organisation that uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems and their causes.
Llandanwg Dunes Protection Group
www.twyni-llandanwg-dunes.org.uk — Situated at Harlech, the group campaigns to preserve & protect the Twyni Llandanwg Sand Dunes.
Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership
www.mccip.org.uk — The United Kingdom Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership (MCCIP) brings together scientists, government, its agencies and NGOs to provide co-ordinated advice on climate change impacts around our coast and in our seas.
Marine Conservation Institute
www.marine-conservation.org — Marine Conservation Institute is dedicated to securing permanent, strong protection for the oceans’ most important places — for us and future generations.
Marine Conservation Society
www.mcsuk.org — UK charity dedicated to protecting the marine environment and its wildlife and providing a voice for everyone who loves the sea. Working to secure a future for our living seas, and to save our threatened marine wildlife before it is lost forever.
www.oceana.org — An international organisation focused solely on oceans, dedicated to achieving measurable change by conducting specific, science-based campaigns with fixed deadlines and articulated goals.
Save Our Seas Foundation
www.saveourseas.com — In the effort to protect our oceans, the Save Our Seas Foundation funds and supports research, conservation and education projects worldwide, focusing primarily on charismatic threatened wildlife and their habitats.
The Seahorse Trust
www.theseahorsetrust.org — Set up to preserve and conserve the national world, especially the marine environment using Seahorses as our flagship species. We work in partnership with many organisations and people from all over the world and it is this unique partnership that allows us to benefit from the natural world so well.
Seas At Risk
www.seas-at-risk.org — European association of non-governmental environmental organisations working to protect and restore to health the marine environment of the European seas and the wider North East Atlantic.
www.seashepherd.org.uk — A registered marine conservation charity whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife around the UK’s coastline and across the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. By safeguarding the biodiversityBiological diversity in an environment as indicated by numbers of different species of plants and animals. of our delicately balanced oceanic ecosystems, Sea Shepherd UK works to ensure their survival for future generations.
www.sharkadvocates.org — Shark Advocates International is a project of The Ocean Foundation dedicated to conserving some of the ocean’s most vulnerable and valuable — the sharks. Our mission is to provide leadership in advancing sound, science-based local, national, and international conservation policies through collaboration with a diverse array of organisations and decision makers.
www.sharktrust.org — Advancing the worldwide conservation of sharks through science, education, influence and action.
Surfers Against Sewage
www.sas.org.uk — An environmental charity protecting the UK’s oceans, waves and beaches for all to enjoy safely and sustainably, via community action, campaigning, volunteering, conservation, education and scientific research.
http://slo.surfrider.org — U.S. grassroots non-profit environmental organization that works to protect and preserve the world’s oceans, waves, and beaches. The Surfrider Foundation largely focuses its work on such issues as water quality, beach access, beach and surf spot preservation, and sustaining marine and coastal ecosystems.
Wildlife and Countryside Link
www.wcl.org.uk/marine_campaign.asp — Wildlife and Countryside Link is an umbrella body, whose purpose is to bring together voluntary organisations in the UK to protect and enhance wildlife, landscape and the marine environment.
The Wildlife Trusts’ North Sea project
www.northseawildlife.org.uk — Stretching from Suffolk up to Northumberland, and reaching as far inland as Derbyshire and Leicestershire, we are 12 local Wildlife Trusts working in partnership to better protect wildlife native to the North Sea.
www.climateark.org — Climate Change and Global Warming Portal — Featuring Customised Search and News Feed of Reviewed, Authoritative Content
www.ecoearth.info — Environment Portal & Environment Portal with genuine Internet search, cutting biocentric commentary, social network & constant news and link tracking, all dedicated to achieving global environmental sustainability
www.energyplanet.info — Renewable Energy Directory
European Marine Energy Centre
www.emec.org.uk — Established by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and its funding partners. Its aim is to stimulate and accelerate the development of marine power devices, initially through the operation of a testing centre in Orkney.
www.marinephoto.co.uk — Underwater photographs showing the diversity of British marine life with aim of promoting the protection, conservation and awareness of life in the beautiful but vulnerable seas around the British Isles.
Ocean Power Matrix
http://oceanpowermatrix.com — A news site for all forms of energy from the sea.
The Renewable Energy Centre
www.therenewableenergycentre.co.uk — Provides a practical and easy-to-understand introduction to renewable technologies including, advice on installation, a directory of contractors and suppliers, links to not-for-profit renewables organisations and links to sources of funding and further information.
Renewable Energy UK
www.reuk.co.uk — a website covering all aspects of Renewable Energy including wind power, PV solar power, solar water heating, and energy efficiency.
Water Pollution Guide
www.water-pollution.org.uk — Useful information about the sources of water pollution and how they can be treated.