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beluga whale

Beluga in UK’s Thames River serves as a poignant reminder of the need to preserve its home waters

Dubbed “Benny” by an instantly adoring public, the beluga whale is the first ever sighted in London’s iconic Thames River. If whales such as this are rare visitors here, humans are increasingly common visitors to their Arctic home. Climate change is dramatically changing the Arctic, warming at twice the global rate


Seeking to protect the marine diversity of UK territories

The Great British Oceans campaign, seeks to establish marine reserves around the UK Overseas Territories of Ascension, Pitcairn and the South Sandwich Islands. Dr Sylvia Earle, explorer Paul Rose and the Sir John Randall MP spoke passionately about the rich biodiversity of these islands and their waters