North Devon Biosphere is one of 668 Reserves in 122 countries designated by UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme and was the first of 6 to be designated in the UK.
The designation secures a better future by linking people and nature today.
The Ocean is the foundation of all life, an extraordinary and largely unexplored place that is teeming with fascinatingly diverse plants and animals. Together with currents and natural systems, they shape our planet.
Take a look at what makes us one of the most exciting Ocean conservation charities in the world.
Plastic Free North Devon is a local environmental charity started by volunteers who want to reduce the impact of plastic pollution on the environment in North Devon and beyond.
Our mission is to protect and improve our environment through community-led action to combat plastic pollution.
24/7 dedicated marine life rescue service - If you see a mammal in distress please call
BDMLR RESCUE HOTLINE: 01825 765546 (24hr) or RSPCA hotline (England & Wales): 0300 1234 999 SSPCA hotline (Scotland): 03000 999 999. You will receive further advice over the phone.
The RYA recognises that the protection of the environment is an integral part of our business. We believe that environmental damage is avoidable so will do everything reasonably practicable to prevent it to ensure that our members can continue to enjoy the experience of boating in a clean environment.
Led by ocean advocate and skipper Emily Penn – was founded in 2014 to shift the way people feel, think and act by building a global network of multi-disciplinary women who can contribute to world-class scientific studies
The SHiFT Method, created by Emily Penn, is designed to help people find their role in solving the world’s most pressing issues.
A group of marine and coastal scientists and professionals, as well as people from other walks of life, who are passionate about bringing science and citizens together. We want to work on a micro-level to achieve change on a bigger scale, by offering exciting events where marine scientists and professionals can engage directly with local communities. We wish to foster a feeling of mutual benefit, increase ocean literacy and help empower coastal communities.
The 5 Gyres Impact: Discovered 5.25 trillion particles of plastic smog equaling 270,000 metric tons (which is less than 1% of the new plastic made in a single year) Diverted 16 billion microbeads from the ocean with the #beadfree pledge resulting in the Microbeads Free Waters Act of 2015.
The UK Wild Otter Trust is a Devon-based charity dedicated to protecting and promoting a positive understanding of the European otter and its conservation. We are proud to support this trust in their critical work of rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing one of our native species, the otter.
We are proud to bank with Triodos, their financial and banking services are for savers, investors and organisations who want to change the world for the better. Over 700,000 customers are already playing their part in the positive movement, making Triodos one of the world’s most sustainable banks.
Azets UK is a specialist local accountants and business advisory group providing audit, payroll, corporate finance, tax and banking and finance services and have been looking after the finer details of the accountancy for the founding members of North Devon Marine for over a decade.
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