Historic marine biology expedition held in Scilly
Two years of intensive fieldwork and studies of the marine environment of the Isles of Scilly have culminated in the largest expedition of its type ever held in Scilly. The Isles of Scilly Marine Biodiversity Project, which is run by The Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, hosted almost forty visiting marine biologists during a week-long field meeting during the big spring tides in September.
Cornwall Seal Group’s investment in Photo ID is paying off!
Cornwall Seal Group (CSG) were determined that a lack of funding would not stop seal surveys being conducted on the Isles of Scilly throughout the Summer of 2010. They dug deep and managed to pay for three complete surveys in June, July and August.
The Big Nature Debate
Public worried about species disappearing, but who’s heard of Nagoya? Natural History Museum launches The Big Nature Debate to explore public concerns about biodiversity loss ahead of October Nagoya conference.
WiSe training for ecotourism
Along with Natural England and the Isles of Scilly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty we organised a day with Colin Speedie for local boat operators to get WiSE accreditation.
Scillonian whale and dolphin watch
A total of 786 sightings of at least seven different marine animals were recorded from Scillonian III during 2009. These records came from the Trust's Paul Semmens, Scillonian III crew and the public.