Biodiversity & Conservation

Effects of marine activities and natural events

The following search identifies species (so far researched) that are likely to be sensitive to the environmental changes caused by specified marine and coastal activities. The search tool is based on a 'matrix' that links marine and coastal activities to the environmental factors they are likely to change. It is changes in the environmental factors that effect marine species. For a full explanation and to view the matrix click here.
1. Select an activity from the pull-down list (A).
2. Refine your search by selecting a relevant specific activity (B). Click here to view the terms and definitions used in our maritime activities and natural events list.