BLUE’S January 2020 Newsletter

January 27, 2020 by Jess Rattle


Our 2019 Review

From campaigning against electric pulse fishing in the North Sea and overfishing in the Indian Ocean to protecting seagrass meadows in the Maldives and supporting the creation of the largest fully protected marine reserve in the Atlantic, last year was a landmark year for BLUE. Please click here to read our 2019 Review on our new website.

Byelaw to ban trawling on kelp forests agreed

The pioneering #HelpOurKelp campaign, which aims to restore a vast underwater kelp forest off the Sussex coast, achieved its first major milestone last week, as the introduction of a critical new byelaw to ban trawling was agreed. Click here to read more.

What are you putting in your cat?

The UK spends about £1.2 billion on cat food annually but we know very little about where the fish in our pets’ food comes from, or even what it is. Click here to read more.

The Caspian’s first Hope Spot

The first “Hope Spot” in the Caspian has been created at BLUE’s suggestion to protect critically endangered sturgeon. Click here to read more.

Take on a challenge in 2020

Early bird registration is open for our fifth annual London to Monaco cycle ride. You can sign up by clicking here. Or, if you’re more of a runner than a cyclist, you can support BLUE by signing up for Onetrack1000 here.

New staff members

We would like to welcome two new staff members to the team. Dr David Tudor (left) joins BLUE as Projects Director and Emma Eatough (right) joins as our new Marketing and Communications Officer.

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