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Our 'Onboard Silurian' blog is written by crew and volunteers onboard Silurian to update you on their latest sightings and trip reports.  The education team also use the blog during education trips to publish quotes from students and teachers onboard the floating classroom.

News Archive - May 2017

Offshore Survey Highlights Biodiversity
Offshore Survey Highlights Biodiversity

13/05/2017

HWDTs recent monitoring expedition made passage to Stanton Banks (a remote rocky reef), highlighting the biodiveristy present

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Second Standard Survey 2017 Completed
Second Standard Survey 2017 Completed

08/05/2017

Update on our most recent monitoring expedition, which included a passage to Stanton Banks and recorded the first basking shark!

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Monitoring Expedition FULL
Monitoring Expedition FULL

06/05/2017

Only three berths available to join us aboard during in the 2017 field season!!

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Excellent education trip to Skye!
Excellent education trip to Skye!

04/05/2017

Hundreds of people join HWDT on Silurian to learn more about surveying for cetaceans.

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'Shocking' levels of PCB chemicals in UK killer whale Lulu
'Shocking' levels of PCB chemicals in UK killer whale Lulu

02/05/2017

Scottish killer whale contained one of the highest concentrations of PCB pollutants ever recorded in marine mammals

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