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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‘LOST’ meets ‘The Birds’

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

‘LOST’ meets ‘The Birds’

David Curnick, PhD Researcher (ZSL and University College London), blogging from the Chagos Marine Reserve in the British Indian Ocean Territory: The morning dives took us close to some of the recognised important bird areas, islands where thousands...

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Goodbye Maldives, Hello Chagos!

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Goodbye Maldives, Hello Chagos!

David Curnick, PhD Researcher (ZSL and University College London), blogging from the Chagos Marine Reserve in the British Indian Ocean Territory: The trip down from Malé in the Maldives to Chagos took us over the equator. Cruising along at ~13...

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Chagos X 2!

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Chagos X 2!

For the first time ever, there are two parallel science expeditions running in the Chagos archipelago (British Indian Ocean Territory), the largest marine reserve in the world. The megafauna expedition sees researchers from Stanford University, the...

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