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Conservation project brings native oysters back to the Clyde in new nurseries at yacht marinas

Thousands of wild oysters are making a new home in the Clyde as part of a ground-breaking reintroduction project that aims to bring back the native species to waters around the UK where they were once common.Conservationists have brought 1,300 of the molluscs to the Firth of Clyde, placing them at protected sites beneath pontoons at Largs Yacht Haven and Fairlie Quay Marina.

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Conservation project brings native oysters back to the Clyde in new nurseries at yacht marinas

UK’s deep-sea mining permits could be unlawful – Greenpeace

Deep-sea mining exploration licences granted by the British government are “riddled with inaccuracies”, and could even be unlawful, according to Greenpeace and Blue Marine Foundation, a conservation charity.The licences, granted a decade ago to UK Seabed Resources, a subsidiary of the US arms multinational Lockheed Martin, have only recently been disclosed by the company.

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UK’s deep-sea mining permits could be unlawful – Greenpeace

Hatchery reviving Britain's near-extinct local oysters

Decimated by over-fishing and pollution, British oysters could make a comeback as a hatchery in the Channel port city of Portsmouth is helping to revive a native species.At Portsmouth University's Institute of Marine Sciences, huge piles of empty oyster shells are stacked in the courtyard, ready for the young oyster larvae to move in.

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Hatchery reviving Britain's near-extinct local oysters

30% of Jersey's waters could become a National Marine Park

An international marine conservation group is calling for better protection of Jersey's seas.The Blue Marine Foundation listed Jersey as one of ten sites across the British Isles that could gain National Marine Park status.If approved, it could see a third of Jersey's waters become a National Marine Park.

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30% of Jersey's waters could become a National Marine Park

Southsea Oyster hatchery prepares to release Solent shellfish

Video report from ITV News Meridian's Chlöe Oliver A project to restore what was once Europe's largest oyster fishery is underway at a site in Southsea. The hatchery, the first in the UK, is rearing millions of oysters that will be released into the Solent once they're fully grown. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth and the Blue Marine Foundation (Blue) hope the scheme will restore the oyster industry across the south coast - but they also say it will improve water quality. Dr Jo Preston from the

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Southsea Oyster hatchery prepares to release Solent shellfish

Sunseeker's big bike ride to help restore oceans

Sunseeker rides out for Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) 2021 Sunseeker International is sponsoring the Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) 2021 South Coast Challenge with cyclists conquering 210 miles across three days from July 9 along one of the most beautiful UK coastlines.A team of four Sunseeker employees will participate in the challenge to help raise funds for BLUE, a UK-based charity dedicated to restoring the world’s oceans to health by establishing marine protected areas and tackling overfishing.

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Sunseeker's big bike ride to help restore oceans

England’s first hatchery to provide 1 million oysters to clean up UK's waters

England’s first hatchery, set up by the University of Portsmouth and the Blue Marine Foundation, will provide a million oysters a year to clean up the waters of the Solent MEET “grandma”, a 25-year-old oyster at the centre of an ambitious plan to help improve the health of our coastal waters.

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England’s first hatchery to provide 1 million oysters to clean up UK's waters

Ribble Estuary and Morecambe Bay highlighted as possible future 'marine national parks' by conservation charity

A marine conservation charity has announced its vision for national parks along the coast of the UK, earmarking the off the coast of Lytham and Morecambe Bay as possible places where marine life should be protected.

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Ribble Estuary and Morecambe Bay highlighted as possible future 'marine national parks' by conservation charity

Proposal for new north Norfolk marine park met with interest

A proposal to create a series of 10 marine national parks including one covering the Wash and north Norfolk has been met with interest.

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Proposal for new north Norfolk marine park met with interest

Create national parks around UK coastline, conservation group says

National parks should be created in the waters around the UK coast to help conserve fragile marine habitats and give people access to more of Britain’s natural heritage, a marine conservation group has said.

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Create national parks around UK coastline, conservation group says

Thousands of native oysters have been placed around the UK coast to help clean up the sea

Around 1,300 native oysters have been returned to the River Conwy in north Wales as part of an “ambitious project” to bring the molluscs back from the brink of extinction.

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Thousands of native oysters have been placed around the UK coast to help clean up the sea

UK’s first oyster restoration hatchery opened

The UK’s first oyster restoration hatchery has been opened in a bid to provide a million oysters a year, to rejuvenate an industry which collapsed nearly a decade ago.

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UK’s first oyster restoration hatchery opened

UK’s first oyster restoration hatchery opened

The UK’s first oyster restoration hatchery has been opened in a bid to provide a million oysters a year, to rejuvenate an industry which collapsed nearly a decade ago.

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UK’s first oyster restoration hatchery opened