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Latest news image - Jellyfish report is first stock take in forty years
posted - 2014-07-22

Jellyfish report is first stock take in forty years

A joint MCS and University of Exeter report details over 5,000 jelly reports featuring eight different species in UK waters. The last national update was four decades ago.     Read more

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Latest news image - New plastic bag figures highlight need to rethink charge in England
posted - 2014-07-15

New plastic bag figures highlight need to rethink charge in England

Break the Bag Habit coalition calls on new Secretary of State to drop exemptions proposed for the carrier bag charge in England. Read more

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Latest news image - Wild swimmers face toughest conditions yet at the Big Sea Swim
posted - 2014-07-15

Wild swimmers face toughest conditions yet at the Big Sea Swim

68 competitors combat incredibly strong currents in aid of the Marine Conservation Society. Read more

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Latest news image - Fishing down the food chain in the English Channel
posted - 2014-07-11

Fishing down the food chain in the English Channel

A new report shows that the English Channel ecosystem has been transformed by fishing, and species at the top of the food chain are faring badly. Read more

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Latest news image - Report shows important sites for sharks
posted - 2014-07-11

Report shows important sites for sharks

Shark tagging research shows that waters around Coll, Tiree and Hyskeir are so important for basking sharks that a marine protected area is merited here. Read more

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Latest news image - It`s poetry in ocean as MCS gets a poet in residence
posted - 2014-07-15

It`s poetry in ocean as MCS gets a poet in residence

Poet, performer and educator, Susan Richardson, aims to stimulate minds, stir the urge to create and inspire a similar passion in others. Susan will be writing poems inspiored by our 30 species appeal Read more

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Latest news image - Get down and dirty on the beach
posted - 2014-07-15

Get down and dirty on the beach

We've launched our Great British Beach Clean. It's a drive to get 10,000 people cleaning UK beaches to help get them back to their litter-free best! Register now at a beach near you or organise a clean yourself! Read more

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Latest news image - English MPA inquiry report attacks slowness on MCZs
posted - 2014-07-01

English MPA inquiry report attacks slowness on MCZs

MCS backs conclusion that more commitment is needed by Government if it's to remain true to its original intention to establish world class network of marine protected areas around the UK. Read more

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Latest news image - MCS CEO chairs group for European seas
posted - 2014-06-20

MCS CEO chairs group for European seas

Sam Fanshawe is the new chairperson of Seas At Risk, the association of 22 NGOs working together to secure healthy European seas. Read more

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Latest news image - App accolade
posted - 2014-06-10

App accolade

Our Good Fish Guide app, for Iphone and Android, topped the Guardian's 10 sustainable food apps list today. Download yours here. Read more

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