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The seas around the UK host a wealth of wildlife. You might be surprised to learn that the UK's seas cover an area three times that of the land, and host half of our national bio-diversity. It's a strange world beneath the waves, one that we know little about, but one that is increasingly under pressure from human activity.


Latest marine life blog posts:

Oban in Autumn: The group had another visit to the Oban area in September, the weather was overcast, but mostly dry.... >> More

Swimming success!: Above: A photo taken at the Roa Island Yacht club just before the swim on the 21st September 2014 ... >> More

Local MCS events happening soon:

Tuesday 21 October: Committee Meeting at the Boot and Shoe, Lancaster
Decisions required on our calendar (social events, beach cleans, meetings, dive trips) for the next six months, plus venues for meetings up to Christmas.

Wednesday 12 November: Anemones and the Beachwatch annual review
Monthly meeting: Beachwatch annual review by Jo Kaye PLUS Beginners ID guide to anemones and related organisms (Cnidaria and Ctenophores) by Gordon, drawing on images from the Ron Crosby memorial gallery. Admission £1

You are invited to join us for talks, on dives and beach litter surveys. - please see our diary for a complete list of forthcoming events:

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