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National Marine Week

"We want to inspire everyone to shape the future of our seas through open & accessible data & evidence

As a nation, we need to work together to fight the biodiversity and climate crisis. That’s why we are proud to partner with The Wildlife Trusts, an organisation which shares our vision of clean, healthy and biodiverse seas. National Marine Week is The Wildlife Trusts’ nationwide celebration of all things marine. Despite the name, it lasts 15 fun-filled days to allow for the variation in tide times around the country (23rd July - 7th August 2022).

Through our partnership with Ørsted, Canterbury City Council, Vattenfall, Kent Wildlife Trust Consultancy Services, the North West Wildlife Trust and Natural England, The Crown Estate helps to support young people in starting their careers within the UK’s marine industry - through our Coast Explorer, Marine Futures and Marine Research internship programmes. To celebrate our partnership with the Wildlife Trust and to kick-start National Marine week, we have asked out marine interns about their roles and how data and evidence can be used to support the sustainable growth of the seabed.

Photo Credits:

Piran's crab: Steph House

European Otter: Danny Green

Baked bean sea squirt: Lara Howe