Evidence-based science to inform national and international marine policy
As part of our on-going research into which areas of UK waters are used by native seals, the latest versions of grey and harbour seal sea usage maps are available for download, along with documentation explaining how the maps should be used.
- What are the effects of marine renewable energy developments on marine mammals?
- How can by-catch of marine mammals be reduced or prevented altogether?
- How does the dramatic increase in man-made noise in the oceans affect marine mammals?
SMRU produces impartial, independent and innovative science that has high relevance to society, providing major input for the support of environmental policy in the UK.