Shark Trust Announces The ‘Great Shark Snapshot’

As part of their 25th anniversary celebrations, the Shark Trust are launching a brand-new community science initiative aimed at divers and snorkelers. The “Great Shark Snapshot” will take place during the last week of July. Divers from all over the world will be invited to record all the shark, ray and skate species that they see during that week.

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Take Part in an Easter Egg Hunt with a Difference with the Shark Trust

Stuck for ideas on what to do over the Easter Holidays? Want to get outside and do something fun to work off all that pent up energy from eating too much chocolate? The Shark Trust has an Easter Egg Hunt with a difference for you to try. Take part in the Great Eggcase Hunt and get involved with a big citizen science project that helps shark, ray and skate conservation. And it’s an enjoyable activity for all the family.

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Boating community asked to help with Basking Shark sightings

Basking Sharks have already started to arrive around the British coastline, and the Shark Trust is encouraging the boating community to record any sightings to the Basking Shark Sightings Database. The boating community can provide vital data on the movement of these Endangered sharks. The Shark Trust hopes that more sightings provided by those out on the water will help improve our understanding of these magnificent sharks.

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Shark Trust Delighted at Bumper Easter Eggcase Hunt Results

Over the two-week holiday (9th to 24th April 2022) a fantastic 7,560 eggcases were recorded. People joined in all around the UK, from Orkney to the Isle of Wight. With a mixture of organised events and individuals heading to the beach for a day out, the response was amazing. The full report can be found at www.sharktrust.org/geh-how-can-you-help.

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