Archive of: Marine

  • Oil on Sussex beaches

    Oil on Sussex beaches

    One aspect of our seas has greatly improved in recent years - oil dumped by shipping…

  • Leatherback Turtle

    Leatherback Turtle

    Astonishingly, a Leatherback Turtle was spotted last month just off Brighton, it’s incredibly rare to spot one this far east in the Channel.

  • Climate, Oceans and Coastal Communities Conference

    Climate, Oceans and Coastal Communities Conference

    This hugely successful conference was organised by the Centre for Aquatic Environments (University of Brighton), United Nations Association (London and South East), and the Sussex Wildlife Trust, attracting over 150 delegates to the University’s Moulsecoomb campus on the 10 October 2019

  • Help Our Kelp consultation

    Help Our Kelp consultation

    Dr Sean Ashworth from Sussex IFCA writes about the public consultation on near shore trawling

  • Help Our Kelp

    Help Our Kelp

    Read about plans to restore a vast underwater kelp forest off the Sussex coast.

  • Sussex by the Sea

    Sussex by the Sea

    Nikki Hills explores the Sussex coast near Eastbourne

  • Sussex Seals

    Sussex Seals

    Both seal species, Common and Grey Seals, can be seen here in Sussex

  • Starfish


    Starfish are among the most ancient life forms on the planet. The earliest fossils date back 450 million years!