Plymouth Sound's Amazing
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Join this online talk to find out more about the incredible marine wildlife around Plymouth.

Plymouth Sound is home to exotic-looking marine life from corals to cuttlefish, but it isn’t just colourful in the visual sense. There are fish that build nests, crabs that decorate themselves and sea slugs that recycle weapons to mention just a few, while even so-called ‘simple creatures’ like limpets and sea anemones have surprising tricks up their sleeves!

Paul Naylor will tell their stories through his underwater photographs and video clips.

Paul is a Devon-based marine biologist and underwater photographer with a passion for showing people what beautiful and fascinating animals live around the British coast, through articles, talks, films, social media and TV, as well as his book – Great British Marine Animals (the 4th edition was published recently). His footage has appeared on the BBC’s One Show, Blue Planet UK, Countryfile and Autumnwatch.

Paul works with conservation organisations such as Devon Wildlife Trust to raise the profile of our wonderful marine life and the importance of caring for our seas.


About Green Minds

Green Minds is an Urban Innovative Actions (UIC) funded project which aims to better connect people to green and blue spaces within and around the city of Plymouth.

This innovative project is led by Plymouth City Council’s Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Department in collaboration with a range of local stakeholders including the University of Plymouth, Real Ideas Organisation, Plymouth College of Art, Devon Wildlife Trust, The Data Place and the National Trust. The project aims to improve the quality and condition of green and blue infrastructure. It also aims to positively enhance people’s interaction and involvement in these spaces, recognising that spending time in green and blue spaces has positive health and wellbeing benefits.

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