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Announcements

An unusual visitor: Why are octopuses turning up on beaches in New Quay?

A stormy situation Imagine you’re taking a walk along the beach looking out to sea when all of a sudden you see an octopus crawling across the sand. Wouldn’t that be an unusual sight? Well this is exactly what wildlife guides Josh Pedley and Fran Fitzpatrick saw back on the 21st February 2022 at 4:4
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Stress over sound

An overview of anthropogenic underwater noise and its effects on marine mammal life (toothed whales) A key adaptation to life in the water To maximize survivability and utilization of resources in the aquatic marine environment, dolphins and other toothed whales have evolved and gained the ability t
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News and Articles

An unusual visitor: Why are octopuses turning up on beaches in New Quay?

A stormy situation Imagine you’re taking a walk along the beach looking out to sea when all of a sudden you see an octopus crawling across the sand. Wouldn’t that be an unusual sight? Well this is exactly what wildlife guides Josh Pedley and Fran Fit
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Stress over sound

An overview of anthropogenic underwater noise and its effects on marine mammal life (toothed whales) A key adaptation to life in the water To maximize survivability and utilization of resources in the aquatic marine environment, dolphins and other to
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We’re back in New Quay

A few words from our new Communication and Outreach Officer.. After working from home all through winter we are so happy to now be based back in our New Quay office for the summer ahead. As I am new to Sea Watch Foundation and the office I thought I’
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