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Anemone Shrimp by Julie Hatcher

New marine species spotted at Kimmeridge

Dorset Wildlife Trust marine wardens have reported sightings of two species that are indicators of climate change at Kimmeridge in the last few weeks: the anemone shrimp and furrowed crab.

Compass jellyfish © Paul Naylor

Explore the shore to celebrate Marine Week

Dorset Wildlife Trust is celebrating The Wildlife Trusts’ National Marine Week event at the Chesil Beach Centre by offering free marine wildlife spotters’ guides for visitors to use as they…

Leatherback turtle © Mike Lewis

Rare Leatherback turtle sighting near Portland

Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has received a report of a rare leatherback turtle sighting near the Shambles Bank off Portland on Sunday 25th August by local residents Mike Lewis and Keith Moore. (…