Save Cornwall's Bottlenose Dolphins




URGENT!

Cornwall's bottlenose dolphins are in serious decline. Their numbers have halved since the 1990s and they face the very real danger of local extinction.

We cannot let this happen. We must get the areas of sea where our Cornish dolphins feed and breed protected if we are to have any chance of reversing this shocking decline.

Please can you help the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to raise £21,000 to fund vital dolphin research and a public awareness campaign that will give them the evidence they need to lobby for the creation of Marine Protected Areas for the dolphins.

These areas will be vital to protect our declining dolphins and are the key to reversing their decline.

Bottlenose dolphins are our charismatic superstars of the sea. Catching a glimpse of them leaping through the waves or riding the bow waves of boats is an experience you will never forget. Their disappearance
would be a tragic loss for Cornwall. Please help us stop this by donating today.

Cornwall Bottlenose Dolphin Appeal

 

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