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posted : September 9, 2004 Post subject: British Divers Marine Life
Hi all,

Thought I'd drop a quick note on here for all of you who are interested in Marine Mammal rescue in the UK.

BDMLR was formed in 1988, when a few like minded divers got together in response to the mass mortality of Harbour seals in the Wash area of East Anglia, to do what they could for the rescue effort.

From these early beginnings, they gained further knowledge of marine wildlife and acquired valuable training in rescue techniques. BDMLR now provide a committed 24 hour marine animal rescue service.

BDMLR now train over 400 volunteer Marine Mammal Medics a year and have 20 whale rescue pontoons located at strategic points throughout the UK, waiting to help stranded whales and dolphins.

If you would like to find out more about BDMLR ... check out our website at www.bdmlr.org.uk