P1 Marine Foundation

In September 2010, P1 launched a registered charity which has as its principal objective the promotion of the conservation, protection and improvement of the marine and coastal environment. The Foundation focuses on conservation by supporting research, raising awareness of serious threats to the oceans and creating selected partnerships.

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Contact Info
  • Address: Queen Anne Mansions
    86/87 Wimpole Street
    London W1G 9RL
    United Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 (0) 20 7935 4977
  • Email: info@powerboatp1.com


Positive Ocean News!

From the Marine Conservation Society Website: It’s been a good month for our ocean, so we’ve rounded up some positive news stories from February to celebrate. Greater Skellig Coast becomes Ireland’s first Hope Spot An area of Ireland’s south-west coast joins 148 other ‘Hope Spots’, designated by Mission Blue, including the Galápagos Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, which have been scientifically identified as critical to the health of the ocean. The Continued

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Dropping highly protected marine areas in UK ‘disappointing’, say conservation groups

From: Marine Industry News www.marineindustrynews.co.uk Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 Lindisfarne in Northumberland will not be designated as a Highly Protected Marine Area, after consultation with fishing groups. Conservation groups have expressed disappointment after the UK government confirmed it has dropped two of the five ‘highly protected m ... Continued

New partnership helps sailors to protect seagrass meadows

From: Marine Industry News www.marineindustrynews.co.uk A new campaign is helping sailors do their part to tackle climate change by digitally mapping sensitive seabeds and eco-moorings across boating hotspots around the world. The global ‘#protectourbeds´ campaign, organised between non-profit Clean Sailors, the Ocean Conservation Trust and ... Continued

UK launches £77m competition for clean maritime technology

Marine Industry News Tuesday www.marineindustrynews.co.uk The UK government has ringfenced £77m to fund the development of zero-emission ferries, cruises and cargo ships in UK waters over the next two years. The funding includes a multi-million-pound Zero Emission Vessels and Infrastructure (ZEVI) competition to help decarbonise the countryR ... Continued

30 Aug 2022

P1 Marine Foundation Supports New Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center Exhibit

Educational exhibit opening on Friday will feature a variety of frog and toad species found in Florida and highlight the threat from invasive species ... Continued ...

24 Aug 2022

Nearly all marine species face extinction risk by end of century unless emissions are curbed

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18 Jul 2022

Atlantic Ocean ‘pretty much dead’ says scientist as plankton wiped out

From the Marine Industry News Daily Newsletter ... Continued ...

17 Mar 2022

Plastic pollution: Green light for 'historic' treaty

By Helen Briggs: BBC News : Environment correspondent ... Continued ...

25 Feb 2022

European group to raise €4 billion to help reduce plastic in our oceans

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06 Dec 2021

Over70 billion plastic nurdles in sea after X-Press Pearl disaster

The X-Press Pearl disaster, in which a cargo ship carrying chemicals caught on fire off the coast of Sri Lanka in May 2021, has resulted in the spillage of an estimated 70 billion nurdles (spherical pieces of plastic) into the ocean. ... Continued ...

03 Dec 2021

Beach litter going down, but plastic still polluting UK shores

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15 Oct 2021

Join the Marine Conservation Society's Wave of Hope

Next month, world leaders will gather in Scotland for COP26 - a much anticipated conference for the climate crisis we are in - to decide the next steps that nation ... Continued ...

27 Aug 2021

Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center Brings Marine Life Awareness

Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center Partners with Powerboat P1 for Marine Life Awareness during Powerboat Grand Prix ... Continued ...

24 Jun 2021

Powerboat P1 partners with Audubon Florida to help protect birds

Powerboat racing teams are arriving in Sarasota for this weekend’s Grand Prix (June 26-27) and, along with its marine and coastal conservation charity P1 Marine Foundatio ... Continued ...