***** Please note the Octopus Centre is currently CLOSED to the public, following Government advice regarding the Covid-19 outbreak*****
“The Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST) is a community-led organisation that has made a huge difference to the conservation and restoration of the seas around Arran and the Clyde for the past 25 years. We stand for a diverse, abundant and beautiful marine environment for everyone.”
COAST Summer News
From the Darkest Depths of the Seas there is a Glimmer of Hope.
Read on to find out more about: how COVID-19 is impacting our marine environment and provides an opportunity for change; what we’ve been up to over the last 3 months; how our campaigns and research are progressing in these uncertain times.
Marine life has returned at dramatic levels to the waters of the Lamlash Bay No Take Zone, a new study from the University of York has shown. There are nearly four times more king scallops in the area since 2010 and larger lobsters are more abundant.
Why do COAST volunteers appreciate our seas? Find out here as they share why they love the ocean as we celebrate World Oceans Day 2020.
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