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Latest news image - The sneezing sea pig who needs our help
Posted - 21 Oct 2014

The sneezing sea pig who needs our help

The harbour porpoise features in our 30 Threatened Species appeal. The smallest marine mammal on the planet is at risk from fishing net entanglement and is a victim of bycatch Read more

Latest news image - Scottish shoppers to pay for single use carrier bags from today
Posted - 20 Oct 2014

Scottish shoppers to pay for single use carrier bags from today

A 5p charge at the checkout brings Scotland in line with Wales and Northern Ireland, now it's just England still giving away these marine menaces for free Read more

Latest news image - Join our campaign and be a natural scrubber
Posted - 20 Oct 2014

Join our campaign and be a natural scrubber

Today, along with Fauna and Flora international, we want you to join our campaign waging war on the microbead. Pledge to stop using face scrubs, shower gels and toothpastes that contain hundreds of plastic bits – microbeads are turning our seas into a plastic soup. Read more

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