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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Fresh blood…

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Fresh blood…

Fiona Llewellyn takes you back to the Watamu Banks in Keyna for the next tiger shark instalment… It’s 30 November 2014, and after three much-needed days ashore, we’re desperate to head back out on the Alleycat (our beloved vessel) in...

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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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