Archive of: Sarah Ward

  • Merry Christmas from Sussex Seas

    23 December 2019

    Merry Christmas from Sussex Seas

    Here is some of our favourite festive-themed marine wildlife

     
  • Leatherback Turtle

    14 November 2019

    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.

     
  • Help Our Kelp

    30 September 2019

    Help Our Kelp

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

     
  • Hydroids and Bryozoans: The Weird and Wonderful

    06 August 2019

    Hydroids and Bryozoans: The Weird and Wonderful

    Sussex Wildlife Trust was happy to host a specialist marine identification course for our volunteers

     
  • Citizen Science: The importance of marine data

    29 July 2019

    Citizen Science: The importance of marine data

    Shoresearch, our volunteer citizen science project for recording and monitoring on the intertidal zone of our coastline.

     
  • National Marine Week 2019

    26 July 2019

    National Marine Week 2019

    National Marine Week is our annual celebration of the sea and the amazing wildlife that lives there.

     
  • New wave of protection for the sea announced today

    30 May 2019

    New wave of protection for the sea announced today

    Today marks a huge landmark in UK marine conservation as 39 (41) new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) are designated in the waters around England – three of which are in our local Sussex Seas!

     
  • Talking a load of rubbish!

    04 January 2019

    Talking a load of rubbish!

    Sarah Ward talks about a year of beach cleans, the importance of that for marine conservation, and is grateful for the support of Sussex Wildlife Trust’s fantastic volunteers

     
  • Marine Review of the Year

    03 January 2019

    Marine Review of the Year

    ​Watch Sarah Ward, the Living Seas Officer at Sussex Wildlife Trust, talks to BBC Breakfast talking about the The Wildlife Trusts’ Marine Review of the year,

     
  • A Cetacean Summer

    30 December 2018

    A Cetacean Summer

    It’s always exciting to see whales, dolphins and porpoises, and they are around year-round, but this summer seems to have been a bit of a ‘bumper’ year for sightings!

     
  • Romance blossoms under the sea

    09 February 2017

    Romance blossoms under the sea

    Bonding behaviour can be observed in seahorses and it is perhaps one of the more ‘romantic’ relationships seen in animals.