Duncan Greenhill


Marine Conservation Society
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK charity dedicated to the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife. MCS campaigns for clean seas and beaches, sustainable fisheries, protection of marine life and their habitats, and the sensitive use of our marine resources for future generations. Through education, community involvement and collaboration, MCS raises awareness of the many threats that face our seas and promotes individual, industry and government action to ensure our seas are fit for life.
The Shark Trust
Established in 1997, the Shark Trust is the only UK registered charity working to advance the worldwide conservation of sharks (including skates, rays and chimaeras) through science, education, influence and action. We are an effective and well respected advocate for sound shark management and protection; a founder member of the Shark Alliance; the Secretariat of the European Elasmobranch Association; and a membership organisation that provides a crucial link between the public and the science community. The Shark Trust: Works to deliver effective UK, EU and International wildlife protection and fisheries management. * Is a well respected authority for sound shark management and protection. * Delivers innovative and engaging public outreach, awareness and recording schemes. * Collaborates with Shark advocates, scientists, government and industry towards sustainable domestic and international catch limits and protection for sharks, skates and rays.
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Cat Around The Dragon fundraising page

Duncan Greenhill

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/CatAroundTheDragon


I'm planning to sail around Wales in a small catamaran to raise money for two charities: the Shark Trust and the Marine Conservation Society. The plan is to sail from the Severn estuary around to the Dee estuary over a period of three weeks from the 26th August to the 17th September. I'll either be coming into marinas and harbours overnight or beaching the catamaran and coming ashore. As well as raising money for charity I'll be taking part in some citizen science projects. I'll  be doing surveys as part of the Capturing Our Coast project, and searching the strandline to contribute to the Great Eggcase Hunt. My plan is also to conduct some two minute beach cleans and record some videos to highlight not only some of the issues affecting our marine environment, but also some of the wonderful marine life we have here in the UK.

The journey is approximately 500 nautical miles, and I'm setting a fundraising goal of £5000, which works out at £5 per charity per mile.

I'll be posting updates at my blog (ourcommonocean.info) and twitter account (@ourCommonOcean) using the hashtag #CatDragon.

Recent donors

17.08.17 Best of luck Duncan!

08.08.17 Best of luck Duncan! Great meeting you over the weekend.

25.07.17 Best of luck with the trip and CoCoast plus Egg Case Hunt surveys. Raising money for two great causes - thank you very much!

24.07.17 Good luck!

19.07.17 Good luck!

19.07.17 Great causes, good luck mate!

17.07.17 Hope all goes to plan.

16.07.17 Great idea - good luck and I hope to see some of the videos. Toby

10.07.17 What a great cause!

08.07.17 Fingers crossed the donation page works this time! :-)

08.07.17 Good luck mate and great causes. Boots

07.07.17 xx


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