Links to Marine and Environmental Sites
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- Alternative Energy News
A Canadian website concentrating on information and resources about renewable energy sources and technology with sections on tidal power.
- Climate Ark
Climate Change and Global Warming Portal — Featuring Customized Search and News Feed of Reviewed, Authoritative Content
COWRIE Ltd has commissioned and published a number of reports on birds, marine mammals, underwater noise, cumulative impacts and electromagnetic fields in relation to offshore windfarms.
- East Channel Association
The aggregate companies who are seeking to dredge the eastern English Channel for sand and gravel have formed the East Channel Association in order to represent and promote their case. You can gain further information on their perspective and proposals by
- Energy Planet
Renewable Energy Directory
- Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership
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 Photos
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 Conserve
An Ocean Conservation Portal and Internet Search Tool that provides access to reviewed ocean conservation news and information.
- Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument
In the Hawaiian Archipelago, this is single largest conservation area under the U.S. flag, and one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world. It encompasses 139,797 square miles of the Pacific Ocean (105,564 square nautical miles) — an area la
- Renewable Energy UK
A wide range of up to date information about alternative energy generation. The main focus is on wind and solar power for the home, but also details on topics as varied as electronics and biodiesel recipes.
- The Greenhouse
An educational trust housed in a Victorian building in Norwich that has been modified to be as sustainable as possible using photovoltaic cells, solar water heating, natural insulation and rainwater harvesting. Working to provide information and education
- Water Pollution Guide
Useful information about the sources of water pollution and how they can be treated.
- Wild About Britain
British wildlife magazine with daily news, forums, gallery, events calendar, encyclopedia and directory to nature and environment conservation issues across the UK.
Marine Campaigning Groups
- Camel FOE
Ocean acidification is caused by carbon dioxide being dissolved in the oceans. The oceans are an important sink for greenhouse gases and offset the atmospheric effects. The impact of the increasing amount in our oceans is now recognised as a severe hazard
- Canute Project
Community of Arran Seabed Trust — Based on Arran, the largest island in the Firth of Clyde, the Community of Arran Seabed Trust recognises and values the amazing marine biodiversity right by our shores and the need to protect it for future generations. CO
- Coastal Concern Action Group
An enthusiastic group in the north Norfolk village of Happisburgh (pronounced ‘Haze-burra’) fighting to save their threatened community from the sea and government inaction.
Working with all coastal interests to promote the exchange of ideas, information and expertise to find long term solutions to coastal issues.
- Devon Maritime Forum
A county-wide partnership that acts a ‘champion of the sea’ for Devon and the South West, facilitating communication between campaigning groups and raising the profile of marine and maritime concerns.
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.
Environment Portal & Search Engine — Empowering the Environmental Sustainability Movement
A European initiative for sustainable coastal erosion management.
- Friends of the Earth
Switchboard 020-7490 1555 Information Service Freephone 0808-800 1111 26-28 Underwood Street, LONDON, N1 7JQ
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
Situated at Harlech, the group campaigns to preserve & protect the Twyni Llandanwg Sand Dunes.
- Marine Conservation Society
UK charity dedicated to protecting the marine environment and its wildlife.
- Marine Sanctuary Alliance
A coalition of groups and individuals dedicated to establishing a marine sanctuary in the north Pacific waters off California.
A coalition dedicated to ensuring that the 2012 reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy stops overfishing, ends destructive fishing practices and delivers fair and equitable use of healthy fish stocks.
- Scratby Coastal Erosion Group
Campaigning group concerned about coastal erosion relating to their local shoreline at Scratby, Norfolk.
- Seaham Environmental Organisation (SEA)
An environmental campaigning group based at Seaham, Co. Durham on the North East coast of England, with an emphasis on environmental issues related to the local coast.
- Seas At Risk
European association of non-governmental environmental organisations working to protect and restore to health the marine environment of the North East Atlantic including the North and Irish Seas.
- Shellfish Network
Campaigns peacefully against cruelty to shellfish and raises public awareness on this subject.
- Stop Climate Chaos Coalition
The Stop Climate Chaos Coalition is calling for people across the UK to connect with others in their communities and lobby their MPs on climate change on 5th-6th November. We’ll have a chance to influence some big issues.
- Surfrider Foundation (San Luis Bay Chapter of Surfrider Foundation USA)
A non-profit grassroots organisation dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world’s oceans, waves and beaches.
- Sustainable Shorelines (USA)
An American organisation dedicated to employing the latest technology to arrest coastal erosion.
- The Black Fish
An international marine conservation movement on a mission to end the industrial overfishing of our oceans. Through investigation and action we work to expose and challenge illegal and destructive fishing practices.
- The Renewable Energy Centre
Saving money, saving energy and saving the planet.
- The Wildlife Trusts' North Sea project
Twelve Wildlife Trusts campaigning for protection of the North Sea’s weird and wonderful marine wildlife, from the smallest plankton to the largest whales.
- Wildlife and Countryside Link
Calling for comprehensive legislation to achieve better protection for marine wildlife and effective management of our seas.
- European Marine Energy Centre
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.
- Campaign for Freedom of Information
Recently published a users’ guide to the Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations and new rights to see personal data about yourself held by public authorities. The guide covers both the UK and Scottish legislation.
- East Coast Images
East Coast Images is an on line gallery of photographs of the Norfolk coast, many showing the serious degree of erosion, taken by Jennifer Thompson