Talk and Meeting: Research and Conservation of the World’s Largest Fish

Tuesday 18th February, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Meet at the Crew Room – upstairs atEast Looe RNLI Station Whale shark research is still in its infancy, however, new technologies and dedicated research have allowed us to better understand the behaviour and the whereabouts of these fish. S
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AGM and Sea Turtle Conservation Talk by Professor Brendan Godley

Tuesday 17th March, 6.00pm Hannafore Point Hotel, West Looe   2019 is Brendan’s 30th year working on sea turtles around the world. In the last 5 years, one of his key areas of interest has been research on levels of marine plastic interaction of sea turtles, marine mammals and sh
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Basking Sharks Talk and Meeting

Tuesday 21st April, 6:00pm – 8:30pm  Meet at the Crew Room, upstairs at East Looe RNLI Station   The second largest fish in the world, the mighty basking shark has long been part of our native wildlife. Yet within living memory, this harmless leviathan was hunted almost to locali
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Talk and Meeting: ‘What do marine biologists actually do? …Birds, boats, vans and sheep rustling.’

Tuesday 19th May, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Meet at the Crew Room, upstairs at East Looe RNLI Station This talk takes a sideways look at a somewhat haphazard career in marine science. It includes a look at a proposed tidal power barrage in the Severn Estuary; pollution of our estuaries and coas
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Talk and Meeting: Up the Creek… and Far Beyond

Tuesday 20th October, 18:00 – 20:30 Meet in the Crew Room, upstairs at East Looe RNLI Station Known as ‘The Lone Kayaker’, Rupert Kirkwood has been capturing incredible images of marine wildlife for over fifteen years, clocking up over 23,000 paddled miles in the process! Rupert will
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Past event: ‘Seeking Survivors – Tackling the Coral Crisis.’ Talk by Dr Caroline Palmer and Meeting

Tuesday 21st January, 6:00pm – 8:30pm Meet in the Crew Room – upstairs at East Looe RNLI Station Tropical reefs are dying globally due to climate change, creating unfavourable and extreme conditions for reef-building corals. To save coral reefs, which support a quarter of marine
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