Living Seas

Wildlife Trust launches crowdfunding campaign to save the Solent’s wildlife

Thursday 14th September 2017

Seahorse© Julie Hatcher

Today we're launching a crowdfunding campaign to protect the Solent’s wildlife and natural heritage for years to come

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, People and Nature

Ryde seagrass beds source of inspiration for cuttlefish mural

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Artist ATM at Ryde Pier© Paul Gonella

Street artist ATM took inspiration from the lush seagrass meadows off Ryde for his latest wildlife portrait, a cuttlefish.

Tagged with: Isle of Wight, Living Seas

National Marine Week 2017 Events

Monday 31st July 2017

Families at Milton Locks nature reserve

As well as hosting the official launch of National Marine Week here in Portsmouth, we have lots of sea-themed events coming up along in the next month along our coastlines

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, Outdoor learning, People and Nature, Volunteering

Portsmouth chosen to host huge cuttlefish street mural

Friday 28th July 2017

ATM painting the cuttlefish mural© Paul Gonella

UK-renowned street artist ATM is set to paint his first ever marine-themed portrait in Portsmouth, to mark The Wildlife Trusts’ National Marine Week

Tagged with: Hampshire, Living Seas, People and Nature

Save our Seas this World Oceans Day

Tuesday 6th June 2017

Boat trip© Dan Osmond

The seas help us more than we know - find out more this World Oceans Day

Tagged with: Habitats, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, People and Nature

Help us help the Solent by reporting on your patch

Tuesday 31st January 2017

Information board at Milton Locks nature reserveInformation board at Milton Locks nature reserve

As part of our exciting new project Secrets of the Solent, we need your help to record what information is already out there about the marine life in our seas

Tagged with: Living Seas, People and Nature, Volunteering

New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea

Friday 30th September 2016

Compass jellyfish © Paul NaylorCompass jellyfish © Paul Naylor

Wildlife Trusts call for the missing gaps in Marine Conservation Zones network to be secured

Tagged with: Living Seas, Public Policy

More than one in ten UK species threatened with extinction, new study finds

Wednesday 14th September 2016

Ringed plover © Tom MarshallRinged plover © Tom Marshall

It’s not too late to save UK nature but we must act now - that is the conclusion from a coalition of more than 50 leading wildlife and research organisations behind the State of Nature 2016 report

Tagged with: Habitats, Living Landscapes, Living Seas, Public Policy

Discover our Marine Wonders at Lepe

Friday 5th August 2016

Families exploring marine wonders © Kizzie HendersonFamilies exploring marine wonders © Kizzie Henderson

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust have joined forces with Hampshire County Council and the New Forest National Park Authority to bring their annual Marine Wonders event back to Lepe Country Park next week.

Tagged with: Living Seas, People and Nature

Secrets of the Solent - our new Heritage Lottery Fund supported project

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Cuttlefish by Paul NaylorCuttlefish by Paul Naylor

We’re keen to let people know about a new Heritage Lottery Fund supported project highlighting ways to conserve the wonderful local marine life and habitats.

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, Outdoor learning, People and Nature, Species