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The National Marine Aquarium is a registered charity committed to promoting a sympathetic understanding of the sea through programmes of education, conservation and research. With a mission to drive marine conservation through engagement, the National Marine Aquarium operates the largest public aquarium in the UK and is the lead partner in Just Add H2O, a programme for schools that aims to bring the marine curriculum alive.

 

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The BIAZA Annual Awards 2024 - The Full List of Winners 17th Jun 2024 Each year, we recognise the achievements of BIAZA member zoos and aquariums across a wide range of categories in the BIAZA Annual Awards. Compiled below…
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Blog: There isn’t a choice we must protect our oceans 8th May 2024 MP Sally Ann Hart writes for BIAZA about why we must work to conserve our marine environments and the wildlife that call it home. This is a blue planet.…
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Making Waves in Westminster 17th Apr 2024 Ocean Conservationists presented to MPs and Peers about marine wildlife conservation. Experts from the Ocean Conservation Trust and Zoological Society…
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Zoos and aquariums applauded for saving species from extinction by the IUCN 12th Oct 2023 The IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) has acclaimed the conservation work of a zoos and aquariums in an unprecedented statement of…
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The BIAZA Annual Awards 2023 - The Full List of Winners 31st Aug 2023 Each year, we recognise the achievements of BIAZA member zoos and aquariums across a wide range of categories in the BIAZA Annual Awards. Having featured…
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Blog: Ocean For All – making the Ocean an inclusive place 4th Aug 2023 Freyja Thomson-Alberts, National Marine Aquarium & Ocean Conservation Trust, writes about the Trust's valuable Ocean for All programme,…
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Blog: The Importance of Aquariums for Education and Ocean Literacy. 3rd Jun 2023 No matter how vast and mysterious the Ocean seems, there is one place where its wonders can be discovered up close and personal - aquariums. Aquariums…
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Reading recommendations from BIAZA Members - children's 2nd Mar 2023 We're rounding off BIAZA Zoo Tales week (and World Book Day) with a summary of recommended children's reads sent in to us from across the membership...…
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Saving marine life in Tor Bay 10th Feb 2023 Wild Planet Trust has hosted the first of what is set to be a series of events designed to bring together marine organisations, volunteers and charities…
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Rescued turtle who wouldn’t have survived in the wild arrives at the National Marine Aquarium 20th Dec 2022 The UK’s largest aquarium, the National Marine Aquarium, has welcomed a new tank-mate – Heidi, a 29kg male turtle rescued from South Malé…
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Blog: We need zoo & aquarium heroes 7th Sep 2022 On the launch of the new Zoo & Aquarium Hero Award, BIAZA’s Andy Hall explains what it’s all about and why it is so important. In the…
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BIAZA honours zoo and aquarium ‘hero’ volunteers with awards 1st Sep 2022 BIAZA has been awarding volunteer ‘heroes’ across their member zoos and aquariums for their outstanding contributions in a special new award.…
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The BIAZA Annual Awards 2022 - The Full List of Winners 31st Aug 2022 Each year, we recognise the achievements of BIAZA member zoos and aquariums across a wide range of categories in the BIAZA Annual Awards. Having featured…
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Tor Bay’s seagrass mooring buoys receive Royal attention 20th Jul 2022 Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visited Torquay’s historic Torre Abbey on Wednesday 20 July and learnt about Tor…
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Statement in support of Sustainable Palm Oil 1st Oct 2021 The conservation organisations listed below are committed to driving the palm oil industry in the right direction, and support a move to sustainable palm…
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National Marine Aquarium’s Ocean Squad 17th Sep 2019 The National Marine Aquarium designed a club to get teenagers interacting with the marine environment.
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Sir Ben and Lady Ainslie appointed Ocean Ambassadors 18th Oct 2018 As Ocean Ambassadors, Ben and Georgie will work with the NMA to connect young people and their families with the ocean and promote pro-ocean behaviour.
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NMA welcomes two new arrivals 15th Oct 2018 The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is now the only aquarium in the UK with sandbar sharks.
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Ocean Squad adventures for young carers 18th Sep 2018 Thanks to a grant from the Big Lottery Fund, young carers in Plymouth can join the National Marine Aquarium’s Ocean Squad for free.
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The NMA says #CheersToTheOcean 17th Aug 2018 Raise a glass and say #CheersToTheOcean to raise funds for the NMA
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The National Marine Aquarium partners with local special schools 25th Apr 2018 The National Marine Aquarium has partnered with two local Plymouth schools for students with complex needs to offer tailored visits.