Just a quick update on our Cornwall Marine Microplastics Researchers Trawlshare project. We have conducted 7 trawls so far! We have been very lucky with funding from The Bedruthan Hotel, Sea Changers and now Natural England too. We have trawls booked up to October so far and we are also […]
Newquay Marine Group has formed a coalition with St Agnes Marine Group, Polzeath Marine Conservation Group, The Cornwall Seal Research Trust and Newquay Sea Safaris and Fishing. We have called ourselves the Cornwall Marine Microplastics Researchers (CMMR). In December 2017 we applied to an organisation in California called 5 Gyres […]
Over lunch at the Your Shore Beach Ranger conference this year, a group of us discussed doing some survey work. Research into the plastic issue that we can see quite clearly on our beaches… What about the things we can’t see? Would it be possible to do some research out […]
As you may recall, Newquay Marine Group and Newquay Beach Care commissioned Sue Foster to create our logo using marine debris she found on the beach. Sue kept a diary of all the beach cleans she did and everything that she found and collected. Following on from the first instalment, […]
A few photos of the finds found by Sue on her quest for art.