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2 minute beach clean

2 minute beach clean

We funded 2 minute beach clean to develop a website showing pictures from Twitter and Instagram of marine litter collected as part of the 2 minute beach clean project.

Blue Ocean Planet

Blue Ocean Planet

Our funding enabled 150 pupils across 5 schools to take part in free marine education sessions at the local coastline.

British Divers Marine Life Rescue

British Divers Marine Life Rescue

The Sea-Changers grant funded the purchase of a freestanding display with case and accessories for BDMLR medics to use when attending public events.

Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit

Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU)

Sea-Changers has contributed to the funding of Minke whale research in the Moray Firth in Scotland.

Craignish Community Project

Craignish Community Project

Funding was used to build a mink proof raft and site it off Eiln Inshaig in Loch Craignish with the aim of encouraging common terns to return to the area to nest.

Durham Wildlife Trust

Durham Wildlife Trust

Sea-Changers funding contributed to DWT's "North Sea Explorers" education programme that aims to increase children's knowledge about the marine environment and has initially been delivered to primary school children from deprived areas of the North East.

 

Fin Fighters

Fin Fighters

We have funded the development of groups in Bristol and Sheffield who are running local 'Fin free by 2023' campaigns.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (HIWWT)

Sea-Changers support enabled HIWWT to run an additional dive survey day with local experts to help inform the process of designating Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) around the Isle of Wight.

Liverpool Bay Marine Life Trust

Liverpool Bay Marine Trust

The Sea Changers grant was used to finance a baseline survey to assess cetacean abundance and distribution in Liverpool Bay.

Liverpool World Oceans Day

Liverpool World Oceans Day

The Liverpool World Oceans Day event brought together a wide variety of local, regional, national and international organisations aiming to raise awareness of major issues and conservation challenges facing the oceans today, and to educate the public on everything marine.

Manx Wildlife Trust

Manx Wildlife Trust

The grant received from Sea-Changers was used to produce an identification guide to help people recognise invasive, non-native marine species.

Marine Conservation Research (MCR)

Marine Conservation Research

MCR were funded to conduct the first ever systematic survey documenting harbour porpoise presence and distribution in the Greater Thames Estuary.

Marine Life

MARINElife

Sea-Changers' funding was used to buy equipment for the Lyme Bay Acoustic Project - a research project looking at the distribution of dolphin species occurring in the bay.

National Lobster Hatchery

National Lobster Hatchery

Grants provided by Sea-Changers in 2012 and 2013 have helped fund vital components required to ensure healthy larval and juvenile rearing - a crucial part of NLH lobster re-stocking project.  In 2014, we helped to fund a print run of ‘Claude gets his Claws’, a children’s book that is proving to be a useful educational resource.

Newquay Marine Group

Newquay Marine Group (NMG)

NMG have received three grants from Sea-Changers. The first, in 2013, enabled NMG to properly establish and consolidate their local volunteer marine conservation group. In 2014, our funding enabled the group to engage the local community with marine issues through a programme of free public events and in 2015, we funded NMG to develop and deliver a pilot project to work within public outreach and business to business relationships.

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk Wildlife Trust used Sea-Changers' funding to help deliver ‘Coastal Capers’ a free of charge, fun day at Cley, on the North Norfolk Coast.

Porcupine Marine Natural History Society

Porcupine Marine Natural History Society

In a joint project with Manx Wildlife Trust, PMNH surveyed sites in the Isle of Man Marine Protected Areas to assess their condition.

Project Seagrass

Project Seagrass

With the help of our funding, Project Seagrasss ran a seagrass survey and education workshop in North Wales, with local community members and Swansea University Marine Biology Society.

RSPB

RSPB

We funded two RSPB projects in 2013.  In Wester Ross and Sutherland, NW Scotland, the RSPB delivered two days of informative, fun activities for children.  In Ayrshire, we contributed to the funding of a clean-up of Bogside estuary SSSI and the running of two educational wildlife workshops.

 

Scottish Seabird Centre

Scottish Seabird Centre

We contributed to the funding of 'One born every minute' a programme of activities for centre visitors raising awareness of the grey seals on the Isle of Mull and island of Craigleith based around the birth, weaning and independence of the seal pups.

Sea Watch Foundation

Sea Watch Foundation

Sea Watch Foundation has received three Sea Changers' grants.  Two were used to finance boat based surveys to assess cetacean abundance and distribution - along the North East Wales coast and in Liverpool Bay.  The other was used to train Welsh Sea Watcher volunteers in cetacean survey techniques.

Sidmouth in Bloom

Sidmouth in Bloom

Our funding went towards development of 'Oceanscene' - a beach garden populated with endemic plant species.

Surfers against Sewage

Surfers against Sewage

Surfers against Sewage have received two grants from Sea-Changers.  The first, in 2013, was used to work with the students in Cornwall to care for the local marine and coastal environment. In 2015, Sea-Changers' grant helped to train the SAS network of regional representatives.

Weymouth and Portland Sub Aqua Club

Weymouth and Portland Sub Aqua Club

The Sea-Changers' grant is funding a project which is re-measuring and re-assessing the condition of the sea fans on Worbarrow Bay sea fan reef in South Dorset. 

World Museum Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool

The Sea-Changers' grant funded resources for 'Marine Microbes Day' - an education event about microscopic marine science.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Our grant has funded the set-up of a periodic monitoring project of non-native marine species for the Yorkshire Coast.

Zoological Society London

Zoological Society of London (ZSL)

ZSL's used Sea-Changers' funding towards the first comprehensive harbour seal survey ever carried out in the South East.

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