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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.


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Local MCS events happening soon:

Tuesday 12 August: Shore walk at Roa Island.
Low water 0.5m at 19:56. This is an opportunity to see the range of plants and animals that are exposed on this very low tide, and is suitable for children - if accompanied by a responsible adult! Wear suitable clothing, wellies recommended. Camera's should be in underwater housings, to protect them from mud and water. Contact Lewis for further information.

Sunday 17 August: Roa to Piel charity swim
Meeting at 10:00 for boat launch, swim to start about 10:30ish on slack water. Charity event raising funds for National MCS - to donate: justgiving.com/lancashiremcs

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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