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Latest news image - The best chance we have to ensure healthy seas by 2020!
Posted - 26 Feb 2015

The best chance we have to ensure healthy seas by 2020!

Marine litter, biodiversity, alien species and fisheries are being discussed under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, but so far it's all been talk. Please sign our letter to show your support! Read more

Latest news image - English seas deserve our help today
Posted - 11 Feb 2015

English seas deserve our help today

With just 23 sites featuring in the public consultation - each one really counts. We need all of them to be designated and taking part in the consultation is a necessity. Our Dr Jean-Luc Solandt tells it as it is Read more

Latest news image - Huge disappointment as only 23 MCZs feature in public consultation
Posted - 04 Feb 2015

Huge disappointment as only 23 MCZs feature in public consultation

We think the second public consultation on a further tranche of MCZs has badly let down English seas. 37 new sites were proposed but only 23 will be consulted on. This will leave English waters woefully under-protected. Please take part in the consultation today Read more

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