Artifical reef has generated millions for the Cornish economy

Original article from The Cornish Guardian A Navy Frigate sunk off the Cornish coast to create Europe’s first artificial diving reef has generated tens of millions of pounds for the local economy. HMS Scylla, an ex-Royal Navy Leander Class frigate, was sent to the bottom of Whitsand Bay on March 27, 2004, in spectacular fashion […]

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Reef Monitoring Dives 2013

Reef Monitoring Dives (Summer 2013) – NOC Scientific Diving Team University of Southampton Please click the pictures below to view the slides…

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ITV News coverage..

Here is a list of the video footage ITV in the UK has kindly taken: http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/search/?q=lobsters

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Lobster Release Day

6am: Collection of berried lobsters. These adult female berried lobsters had been caught earlier in the week (outside of the six mile zone) and were being stored and looked after by our local Fish Whole Seller, S and W Ltd.  A big thank you to Richard Long for organising this. These heavily pregnant ladies were well […]

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Wreck to Reef features of Radio Voice of Russia…

Sean Webb spoke with Tim Ecott from Radio Voice of Russia about the Wreck to Reef Project. You can listen to the interview by clicking this button  

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The first 1,000 of 4,000 baby lobsters released.

When:  6th November 2013. (Weather Permitting) Where:  Weymouth Bay, Dorset. Why:  Lobster restocking is practical conservation; it redresses the balance. More details below.  In a ground breaking initiative to halt the decline in our seas, ordinary people have taken things into their own hands in order to do something about it! A community group on […]

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June 2013 Update

Lobster Restocking Earlier this year at a meeting with the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) at their, Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), it was decided to approve the advancement of the W2R application for £19,500.00 to purchase 12,000 juvenile lobsters from the National Lobster Hatchery to seed our purpose built reef. In addition to […]

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PADI commits support…

Good news.. we just had the nod from PADI that we can say we have their full support for the project.. PADI Website

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Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority grant moves to next stage..

At a meeting with the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA) at their, Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), it was decided to approve the advancement of the W2R application for £19,500.00 to purchase 12,000 juvenile lobsters from the National Lobster Hatchery to seed our purpose built reef.

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Wreck to Reef Update, January 2013

This information was reported by BBC news from an interview we gave late last year. While we are now actively seeking media coverage, we are learning fast that sometimes the media can unintentionally mix up some of those facts and figures. The figure actually given was £20,000:00 and over a three year period, not one […]

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