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Latest news image - New protection for Loch Carron
posted - 2017-05-19

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

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Latest news image - Native oysters back in the Dornoch Firth
posted - 2017-05-18

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

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Latest news image - Huge volumes of litter found on remote Pitcairn island
posted - 2017-05-16

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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Latest news image - Outlining our manifesto asks
posted - 2017-05-12

Outlining our manifesto asks

We've made sure that our calls for a better marine future are made clear, whoever comes to represent the UK electorate after the General Election on June 8th. Read more

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Latest news image - 1 month to go until Plastic Challenge
posted - 2017-05-02

1 month to go until Plastic Challenge

Join us this June for the ultimate lifestyle shake-up to ditch your plastic-packed lifestyle. Why not give it a try and see how long can you last without single-use plastic. A day, a week, the full month? Read more

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Latest news image - Sign the Welsh petition for a war with waste
posted - 2017-04-07

Sign the Welsh petition for a war with waste

We’re asking people in Wales to sign our petition to introduce a Deposit Return System on bottles and drinks containers, and to ensure takeaway containers are fully compostable. Sign up before the 18th April to help reach our target! Read more

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Latest news image - Spring clean planned for Gower beach
posted - 2017-03-31

Spring clean planned for Gower beach

Join us on the beach at Langland Bay, Gower, to make it spick and span for Spring, Sunday 9th April. It's easy, fun and in a lovely location. Read more

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Latest news image - What Brexit will mean for our seas
posted - 2017-03-29

What Brexit will mean for our seas

As Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50 and sets off the process of leaving the European Union today, we ask: what will it mean for our seas? Read more

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Latest news image - Pledge your support for a ban on balloon releases on council land today
posted - 2017-03-23

Pledge your support for a ban on balloon releases on council land today

Balloons can entangle and choke wildlife to death and our volunteer cleaners saw a rise of over 50% in the amount of balloon litter on UK beaches between 2015 and 2016. That's why we want councils across the UK to implement voluntary bans on balloon (and lantern) releases on their land. Pledge your support today and help fill up our 'we want a ban' map    Read more

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Latest news image - We respond to media reports on latest seafood advice
posted - 2017-03-17

We respond to media reports on latest seafood advice

A number of news reports suggest that MCS recommends removing haddock from menus, resulting from today's news item (see below). The following statement has been prepared in response. Read more

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