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Welcome to the Marine Conservation Society - the UK's charity for the protection of our Seas, Shores and Wildlife

Welcome to the Marine Conservation Society

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 - Players of People`s Postcode Lottery to fund vital MCS work
Posted - 18 Dec 2014

Players of People`s Postcode Lottery to fund vital MCS work

Thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery we'll be getting many thousands more volunteers out doing local beach cleans in 2015, and creating great new advice guides for shoppers to help them choose the most sustainable seafood. Read more

Latest news image - Scientific advice ignored as some quotas for 2015 increased
Posted - 18 Dec 2014

Scientific advice ignored as some quotas for 2015 increased

Negotiations on how much fish can be caught in 2015 won't help fish stocks. Particulalry concerning for us is the lack of agreement on the management for seabass. Scientists recommended an 80% decrease in catches – emergency management measures may need to be applied to prevent the stocks collapse. Read more

Latest news image - Bottles to boardshorts for a cleaner ocean
Posted - 16 Dec 2014

Bottles to boardshorts for a cleaner ocean

MCS corporate partner, Riz Boardshorts has started a campaign to transform ocean plastics into beautiful beach products and develop the world’s first 100% recycled and recyclable boardshorts collection. Read more

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