After the talk he will be joined by the panel of marine ecologists and the evening ends with questions from the audience.
About Tom Brereton
Tom has had a lifelong passion for all forms of natural history, and a varied career in wildlife research and nature conservation spanning over 25 years. After graduating in Environmental Science, Tom spent several years working for the RSPB on a number of survey and research projects. Following an MSc in Conservation at UCL he worked as an independent ecological consultant specialising in botanical surveys. Tom returned to academia in 1993, to complete a PhD on the ecology and conservation of the Grizzled Skipper butterfly. He then worked for Butterfly Conservation, latterly as an Associate Director in Monitoring and Research, Tom is a Visiting Researcher at Exeter University and active in local botanical, insect and bird surveys and leading dolphin and other ecotourism trips. He pursues his interest in seabirds and cetaceans as the Director of MARINElife), a charity that is dedicated to the conservation of marine wildlife through research and educational activities, including a special focus on Lyme Bay since 2006.
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