Overseeing Coral Cay Conservation volunteer divers, Isles of Scilly

 

Coral Cay Conservation are best known for their work on coral reefs in Belize and other tropical seas. They also have a UK-based dive club consisting of those who have undertaken diving conservation projects overseas and who are keen to be part of similar projects in the UK. Knowing of Robert Irving’s experience with working with volunteer divers in the UK and also with his knowledge of marine habitats in the Isles of Scilly, Robert was approached to be their expedition Science Officer for three of their expeditions to the Isles of Scilly between 1995 and 1997.

CCC divers, Isles of Scilly

Volunteer divers surveying seagrass Zostera marina beds

The following reports were written up as a result of these expeditions:

Irving, R.A., Reid, T. & Mackenzie, G. 1998. Isles of Scilly 1997 Expedition Report. Coral Cay Sub-Aqua Club, London. 53 pp.
Irving, R.A. & Mackenzie, G. 1997. Isles of Scilly 1996 Expedition Report. Coral Cay Sub-Aqua Club, London. Unpublished report. 42 pp.
Irving, R.A., Gibb, J. & Mackenzie, G. 1996. Isles of Scilly 1995 Expedition Report.  Coral Cay Sub-Aqua Club, London. Unpublished report. 37 pp.

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