Covid-19 Update

I last wrote to our colleagues, partners and collaborators to inform you of the arrangements SAERI has in place to continue our work as part of the response to Covid-19 on 27th March 2020. At that time, following Falkland Islands Government advice, we asked our teams to work from home and implemented policies to minimise …


SAERI’s Executive Director, Dr Paul Brickle has been awarded the prestigious Ecological Society of America W. S. Cooper award

We are super excited that SAERI’s Executive Director, Dr Paul Brickle has been awarded the prestigious Ecological Society of America W. S. Cooper award (https://www.esa.org/) with co-authors, which recognises the outstanding scientific paper led by Dulcinea Geoff. Full paper citation and link: Dulcinea V. Groff, Kit Hamley, Trevor J. R. Lessard, Kayla E. Greenawalt, Moriaki …


Movements in the deep: Using deep-sea loggers to track longline movements on the seabed.

Dr Tabitha Pearman, Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems Project With the assistance of the crew from the CFL Hunter the Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VME) Project has been deploying loggers onto longlines to measure longline movement on the seabed. The ability to measure longline movement is very exciting because it gives us our first ever insight into how …


SAERI Group visit to St Helena for DPLUS NCA Project and MOVE-ON South Atlantic Anchor Project

Azra Gordy The SAERI Group has a tripled presence on St Helena Island this month, as Tara Pelembe, Deputy Director (Innovation) and Jack Ingledew, GIS Officer and Database Manager arrived earlier this month to join Azra Gordy, Spatial Data Analyst for the MOVE-ON Project. The purpose of the visit is to deliver training, events, and …


Report from the field – DPLUS139 “Improving Falklands marine management effectiveness for marine higher predators.”

Dr Al Baylis Colonial breeding seabirds and seals link our marine and terrestrial environments. They are abundant marine predators near the top of the food chain, and are often referred to as sentinel species, because they provide clues to ecosystem health, and reflect the state of the wider marine environment. Tracking the movements of seabirds …