Living Seas

Secret lives of our local seals revealed

Wednesday 15th November 2017

The secrets of the local Solent seal population have been revealed by a new aerial survey by the Wildlife Trust, thanks to Dean & Reddyhoff

Tagged with: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, Species

Unique moment to save our seas - New report urges Government to secure the survival of our seas for future generations

Wednesday 25th October 2017

Spiny seahorse, Studland Bay rMCZ ©Andrew PearsonSpiny seahorse, Studland Bay rMCZ ©Andrew Pearson

Today, The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report that identifies the five unprecedented challenges for our seas that must be addressed before the UK leaves the European Union.

Tagged with: Habitats, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Living Seas, People and Nature, Planning, Public Policy, Species

Portsmouth MP tackles ‘beach clean’ to highlight litter problem

Thursday 12th October 2017

Stephen Morgan MP and HIWWT Chief Exec Debbie Tann

Portsmouth South MP Stephen Morgan joined the local Wildlife Trust on Southsea beach to do a mini ‘beach clean’ and highlight the problem of litter

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Save our Solent - One day left to donate!

Wednesday 11th October 2017

© Tom Marshall

Help us protect the treasures in our local sea - there's just one day left to donate.

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Wave of support for Solent crowdfunder campaign

Friday 29th September 2017

Cuttlefish© Paul Naylor

Our crowdfunding campaign to protect the Solent’s wildlife and natural heritage has raised just over half its target, with two weeks left of the campaign to go.

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

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