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Latest news image - The best chance we have to ensure healthy seas by 2020!
posted - 2015-02-26

The best chance we have to ensure healthy seas by 2020!

Marine litter, biodiversity, alien species and fisheries are being discussed under the Marine Strategy Framework Directive, but so far it's all been talk. Please sign our letter to show your support! Read more

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Latest news image - English seas deserve our help today
posted - 2015-02-11

English seas deserve our help today

With just 23 sites featuring in the public consultation - each one really counts. We need all of them to be designated and taking part in the consultation is a necessity. Our Dr Jean-Luc Solandt tells it as it is Read more

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Latest news image - Huge disappointment as only 23 MCZs feature in public consultation
posted - 2015-02-04

Huge disappointment as only 23 MCZs feature in public consultation

We think the second public consultation on a further tranche of MCZs has badly let down English seas. 37 new sites were proposed but only 23 will be consulted on. This will leave English waters woefully under-protected. Please take part in the consultation today Read more

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Latest news image - Don't take the P out of MPAs - act now!
posted - 2015-01-20

Don't take the P out of MPAs - act now!

Scotland's seas need our help. The Scottish Government mustn't take the P out of MPAs. Incredibly, proposed management measures could allow scallop dredging and bottom trawling to continue largely unchanged in  areas of Scotland’s inshore MPAs. Watch this film then take part in the consultation Read more

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Latest news image - We're expecting - consultation on English Seas imminent.
posted - 2015-01-12

We're expecting - consultation on English Seas imminent.

A possible 37 sites are up for protecting in a Marine Conservation Zone consultation, which, we're promised, is coming later this month. You'll be able to take part, and we'll keep you up to date with the latest news. Read more

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Latest news image - 2015 Calendars reduced to under a fiver
posted - 2015-01-12

2015 Calendars reduced to under a fiver

Smart phone calendar just not working for you? You need a proper calendar, with lovely pictures, that you can write your appointments in and see a month at a glance! We've some MCS 2015 Calendars left, yours for less than £5! Read more

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Latest news image - Very Helpful Holidays hand over cash
posted - 2015-01-12

Very Helpful Holidays hand over cash

Massive thanks to Helpful Holidays in Devon for all their hard work and support of MCS, resulting in a donation of almost £14k for our projects - very helpful indeed! Monty Halls received the cheque on our behalf. Read more

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Latest news image - 'Lost' turtles wash up on North West beaches
posted - 2015-01-07

'Lost' turtles wash up on North West beaches

Walkers taking a stroll on UK beaches over the festive period are urged not to put stranded turtles back in the sea as they could die from the cold, but report to MCS and local wildlife organisations.  Read more

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Latest news image - Players of People`s Postcode Lottery to fund vital MCS work
posted - 2014-12-18

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

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Latest news image - Scientific advice ignored as some quotas for 2015 increased
posted - 2014-12-18

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

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