The ocean covers 71% of the Earth’s surface, yet only a tiny fraction of it is protected.

The Marine Reserves Coalition brings together five UK-based organisations, working collaboratively to secure the designation of marine reserves – fully protected, no-take marine areas closed to all extractive and potentially damaging activities.

 

 

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Waiting and baiting… and more waiting

Posted on Dec 11, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Waiting and baiting… and more waiting

Another update from Fiona and the team, out tagging tiger sharks in Watamu, Kenya Dawn of day two arrives and still knackered but ready for more action, we head out to board our fishing vessel, the Alleycat. After yesterday’s excitement, we’re...

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Fishing for tigers

Posted on Nov 28, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Fishing for tigers

Day one of our tiger shark tagging expedition has begun and to say we’re all pretty excited is putting it mildly. After wolfing down an early breakfast, we board the Alleycat at 06:30 in Watamu Bay. From there we head off towards the Watamu Banks,...

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Tiger sharks in Kenya – meet the team

Posted on Nov 27, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

Tiger sharks in Kenya – meet the team

Introducing you to our tiger shark tagging team… First up we have shark tagging expert extraordinaire (although being the modest chap he is, he won’t like me calling him that!), Nigel Hussey from the University of Windsor in Canada. Nigel...

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