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What to do if you spot a seal in the wild

We are very lucky to live in an area which is home to a vast array of wildlife including one of the largest seal colonies in the UK. This makes sightings and interaction with humans more likely, so here are a few tips to remember if you sea a seal in the wild. Seals are […]

Pair of wild seals released back into the wild.

This week two rescued seals have been released back into the North Sea after treatment at Blue Reef Tynemouth’s Marine Rescue Centre. The two seals, named Bruce and Gabrielle have been recovering from injuries for the last month and were finally well enough to be released back into the wild. Bruce was picked up locally, […]

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10 Devastating Facts About Ocean Pollution

The ocean is one of the most expansive and diverse places on earth. It’s one of our most valuable natural resources and it’s where 230,000 marine species call home. Unfortunately, despite its powerful expanses, the sea is not invincible – it’s being threatened by pollution from people on land, as well as by natural causes. […]

Trio of Seals Released back into the wild

This week three grey seal pups have been released back into the wild from the rescue centre at Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth. The three seals have spent the winter recovering from injuries in the purpose built rescue centre in Tynemouth. They all came in from beaches around the North East after calls from concerned […]