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Latest news image - Record number of UK bathing beaches have excellent water quality
posted - 2014-04-16

Record number of UK bathing beaches have excellent water quality

The latest MCS Good Beach Guide has recommended 538 UK bathing beaches for their excellent water quality - 135 more than the previous year. Just 14 beaches failed to reach minimum water quality standards Read more

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Latest news image - Fundraising success at Café Spice Namaste
posted - 2014-04-09

Fundraising success at Café Spice Namaste

Thank you to everyone who attended or donated prizes
– we couldn’t have done it without you! Click here for a write-up of this special evening.
Read more

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Latest news image - Break the Bag Habit launch pledge website
posted - 2014-04-09

Break the Bag Habit launch pledge website

MCS and our Break the Bag Habit partners have launched a pledge website to encourage people to pledge to stop using single-use bags. 10.6B bags will be handed out before a charge is implemented in England Read more

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Latest news image - First Marine Plan for England
posted - 2014-04-04

First Marine Plan for England

New East Marine Plan, published today, is a step forward for marine management. But is it a blue print for over-development? Read more

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Latest news image - EU bans fish fingers
posted - 2014-04-02

EU bans fish fingers

** Happy April 1st *** New EC law comes in today banning the sale of fish fingers > as fish don't have fingers. We’ve been campaigning for better seafood labeling for a long time so this really is great news! We’re hoping that children will no longer grow up thinking that fish have fingers. Read more

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Latest news image - MCS disappointed over challenges to Beachwatch figures in Wales
posted - 2014-04-02

MCS disappointed over challenges to Beachwatch figures in Wales

MCS rejects claims that Beachwatch data is misleading and inaccurate. CEO says litter issue must be brought to public’s attention to encourage behaviour change Read more

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Latest news image - Disgusting tide of litter threatens UK beaches
posted - 2014-04-11

Disgusting tide of litter threatens UK beaches

Our latest Beachwatch report reveals the highest number of litter items per kilometre surveyed in the project's 20 year history. Welsh and North West beaches are worst, whilst Scotland and the South West are below the national average. Read more

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Latest news image - TCI turtle management improved following MCS work
posted - 2014-03-21

TCI turtle management improved following MCS work

Our work to get better protection for turtles around the Turks and Caicos Islands has paid off which means better conservation measures at this tradtional fishery Read more

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Latest news image - New report says restored fish stocks will bring economic benefit
posted - 2014-03-13

New report says restored fish stocks will bring economic benefit

The second State of Natural Capital report says the restoration of marine fisheries to historic stock levels seen between the 1930s and 70s could deliver economic benefit of  £1.4bn per annum Read more

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Latest news image - Updated fish ratings now available
posted - 2014-03-13

Updated fish ratings now available

Our very latest fish advice is now online to help you make the best sustainable seafood choices. Look out for changes to northern prawns, some bigeye tuna and Atlantic salmon Read more

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