Marine, Maritime and Coastal
Links and Organisations
Marine Conservation Society:
dedicated to protecting the marine environment and its wildlife.
British Marine Life Study Society: an odd looking website, but somewhere in there is a great deal of good information.
Cetacea: whales, dolphins and porpoises.
The Basking Shark Project
CoastNET: loads of good stuff on coastal management in the UK, and lots of opportunities for networking. Not surprising, given the title.
Coastal Explorer: a project from Kent with an online book, ideal for teachers and students needing coastal Geography resources at Key Stage 2.
The following great list of links is borrowed from the excellent Isle of Wight Estuaries Project website.
South-East Regional Initiatives and OrganisationsGeodata Institute
National OrganisationsBritish Canoe Union
Estuary and Coastal Initiatives
The Forth Estuary Forum
The Moray Firth Partnership
Solway Firth Partnership
Thames Estuary Partnership: ThamesWEB, the website of the Thames Estuary Partnership (TEP), a charity working in partnership towards a sustainable future for the Thames Estuary. Search the Thames Research Library or explore maps of habitats and species in the estuary. From fish spawning information to local seafood restaurants, children's wishes for the Thames to current policy developments. Find out more about the Thames Estuary Partnership and "the UK's most famous river".