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Blue Marine charity cycle event raises funds for Ascension Island marine protection

15 September 2016


This coming Sunday (18th September) at 8am, over 50 cyclists will be setting off from the Tower of London to undertake a ten day cycle from London to Monaco.

The cyclists have spent the past five months in the saddle rigorously training for this epic ride. As well as training, the cyclists have been working hard to raise funds, all of which will go directly towards two of BLUE’s projects that will significantly contribute to ocean protection; Ascension Island and the Aeolian Islands.

Ascension is home to some of the biggest fish in the world. The UK government has just declared half of Ascension’s waters protected from fishing, but the Ascension islanders rely on income from fishing licences. Your support will help Ascension to protect this unique marine environment.

Please visit Blue Marine's website for further information about the event and how to donate.