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Practical Advice 

Invasive Non-Native Species
These are plants and animals from other countries that have been introduced and have become established outside of their normal habitat.
Environmental good practice and antifouling need not be the opposite ends of the spectrum.
Cleaning Your Boat
Find out how to clean your boat using 'environmentally friendly' products.
Dealing with Weed
Inland lakes, gravel pits, reservoirs and rivers can sometimes be affected by large growths of aquatic weed which can cause problems for racing and recreational boating in the summer months.
Dealing with Blue-Green Algae
Blue-Green algae (or cyanobacteria) occur in fresh, brackish and sea waters throughout the world.
Anchoring and Mooring
Information and tips about anchoring and mooring in sensitive seabed habitats.
Oil and Fuel
Oil and fuel contain hydrocarbons and heavy metals which can not only affect human health but can also seriously damage our aquatic environment.
There is a wealth of wildlife for you to see and enjoy throughout the British Isles and off our extensive coastline, but these animals need to be approached in a responsible way.
Wash and Noise
Speeding boats can damage habitats and disturb wildlife.
Resource Efficiency
There are plenty of easy and practical steps you can take to save energy on your boat.
Waste Management
Waste Management in the marine environment is strictly regulated in the UK.
Leptospirosis and Weil's Disease
The national rat population is increasing and between 50 and 60% of rats carry and excrete the bacterium Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae in their urine.

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