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Latest news image - Fancy lending a hand?
Posted - 05 May 2015

Fancy lending a hand?

It's Big Beach Clean-up time with MCS and M&S, starting on Thursday 7th at beaches nation-wide. Register here  Read more

Latest news image - Political sea views
Posted - 20 Apr 2015

Political sea views

The parties in the running for the General Election 2015 have all outlined their plans for the sea, both at home and overseas Read more

Latest news image - 3 days to go before English MCZ consultation closes
Posted - 21 Apr 2015

3 days to go before English MCZ consultation closes

On April 24th the public consultation on 23 proposed MCZ sites in English waters closes. Each one of these sites needs to become a reality, so the more responses to the consultation the better. Protected areas have – on average - 21% more biodiversity when the damage stops. Please take part... Read more

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