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Marine Conservation Society - the UK charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife.
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The Marine Conservation Society champions the need for marine wildlife protection, sustainable fisheries and clean seas and beaches. Show more +...

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Latest news image - New protection for Loch Carron
Posted - 19 May 2017

New protection for Loch Carron

We were distraught to hear of the destruction caused by scallop dredging to flameshell beds in Loch Carron in April. Today, Scottish Government announced a new Marine Protected Area here. Read more

Latest news image - Native oysters back in the Dornoch Firth
Posted - 18 May 2017

Native oysters back in the Dornoch Firth

Ground-breaking MCS project with Heriot-Watt and Glenmorangie sees native oysters reintroduced to clean up coastal waters around Dornoch Firth after a century's absence. Read more

Latest news image - Huge volumes of litter found on remote Pitcairn island
Posted - 16 May 2017

Huge volumes of litter found on remote Pitcairn island

A new report highlights the colossal amount of litter finding its way to the remote Henderson Island, part of the UK's Overseas Territory in the Pacific Ocean. Read more

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