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Latest news image - Environment Minister gets handy with a litter picker
Posted - 16 Sep 2017

Environment Minister gets handy with a litter picker

We were joined on the beach by Therese Coffey at Aldeburgh beach today, where she took part in the Great British Beach Clean  Read more

Latest news image - England set to ban landings of berried lobster females
Posted - 13 Sep 2017

England set to ban landings of berried lobster females

After a consultation to which MCS responded, the Government has announced a ban on the landing of egg-bearing female lobsters and crawfish in England. The move will help reduce overfishing and allow lobsters to more successfully reproduce and will also bring the rest of England in line with local best practices already in place in certain areas.        Read more

Latest news image - Remembering Duncan Huggett
Posted - 12 Sep 2017

Remembering Duncan Huggett

Environmental advocate and former MCS trustee, Dr Duncan Huggett, passed away recently; a great loss, he leaves a lasting legacy. Read more

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