Find out about our partners and what they are doing to help look after the marine environment and to make our enjoyment of it better.
The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. They provide a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service around the coast of England, as well as a seasonal lifeguard service on many of the busiest beaches.Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboats have saved more than 137,000 lives. The RNLI want to make it safer for us to experience the fabulous waters around England and have produced this fantastic activity pack and educational resources to help you. With fun things to do, they'll teach us how to rockpool with care and stay safe when out and about discovering the wonders of England's coast.
Download your RNLI Youth Activity Pack to find out how to explore the sea safely.
BSAC trains and represents more than 35,000 active scuba divers and snorkellers. It is the UK National Governing Body and official voice of Scuba and snorkelling. BSAC is also the world’s largest dive club and has 1,100 sociable, family-friendly local branches (dive clubs) and more than 325 diving centres around the UK and overseas. From beginner to expert, BSAC provides extensive, internationally-recognised diver training and development. www.bsac.com
THE BLUE MILE 2010 - Race for the Environment is a community-centred, mass-participation charity event. It is open to all to complete a mile, in, on or next to a water environment. The event has both water and beach based activities, an experiential learning zone and a retail village.The event experience is centred around education and participation in sport, healthy living and the environment.
Regular contact with the natural environment results in increased physical activity and stronger communities, and immersion into our BLUE environments helps people to understand the value of caring for our climate and our oceans.
The inaugural Blue Mile event will take place in front of Plymouth’s waterfront in the summer of 2010. Visit www.thebluemile.org for more information.