SOS - 'Save Our Seas' Fundraiser
After all the fun taking part in events in the sunshine our week ended on a serious note. Many of us are aware of the dangers marine pollutants pose to Seabirds, and of the devastating impact Polyisobutylene (PIB) has had on UK colonies so far this year. But to try and raise awareness even more, and in an attempt to get everyone working together to ban the disposal of polluting substances into the marine environment, we hosted a fundraising dinner on the dangers of marine pollution.
Richard White - the Devon Wildlife Trust Marine Advocacy Officer - came to talk to us all about PIB and how we can prevent it
With Wildlife Trust staff in attendance, and giving talks on the pollution issue, the night was a huge success raising lots of money for research and pollution prevention. But everyone can help in many ways - so keep up to date with our program as we will soon be asking schools to take part in writing to politicians to get the dumping of pollutants in to our seas banned!