10thMay 2022

Marine Conservation Society resources

10.05.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Explore our colourful corner of the ocean and the marine wildlife found here in the UK with the Biodiversity lesson. Find out more about humans' impact on our seas in Threats to the ocean, and how they could be key to fighting the impacts of climate change in Climate change and the ocean. Find [...]

10thMarch 2022

Ocean Biodiversity Lesson for Secondary

10.03.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

The North East Atlantic is home to incredibly diverse marine habitats and species. The Marine Conservation Society’s brand-new Biodiversity lesson plan for ages 14-16 explores some of these key habitats, the creatures living there, and how these important ecosystems are interlinked.

16thFebruary 2022

Stories of the Scottish coast and coastal change

16.02.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) have developed a fantastic interactive map of the Scottish Coast. This shares stories, art work and media about particular places on the coast. This has included collaboration with the Open University, Edinburgh University and NatureScot. Check out these coastal  National Nature Reserves (NNRs): Forvie [...]

6thJanuary 2022

Ocean Superheroes Live Lesson

06.01.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

The Marine Conservation Society's online sessions are delivered remotely by staff and education-trained volunteers free of charge. This session is aimed at ages 7-11 and explores some of the fascinating underwater habitats found here in the UK like seagrass, maerl and kelp. You'll look at where they can be found around [...]

9thNovember 2021

Scotland’s coral reefs at COP26

09.11.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

This article in the Conversation (5 November, 2021) shares the COP26 spotlight on our cold water reefs. It describes how these special habitats are vulnerable to changing ocean temperatures, currents and greenhouse gases arising from climate change.