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Latest news image - Sky News joins Marine Conservation Society on Beachcleans
posted - 2017-01-24

Sky News joins Marine Conservation Society on Beachcleans

Tonight Sky Atlantic are showing a documentary called ‘A Plastic Tide’ highlighting the issues of the plastic soup that our magnificent Oceans. Our work over the years has helped tackle the issues that this new campaign is aiming to raise awareness about. Our Scotland Conservation Officer, Catherine Gemmel, has written a piece sharing her experience in beach-cleaning and working with Sky.  Read more

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Latest news image - Diners in the dark when it comes to clarity on the menu
posted - 2017-01-19

Diners in the dark when it comes to clarity on the menu

Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia are the high street restaurants performing the best when it comes to seafood sustainability, whilst Prezzo, Wetherspoons and Itsu are doing the worst. Eleven chains and pubs have been assessed by us and ratings organisation Fish2fork.   Read more

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Latest news image - Safeguarding Sussex Seas
posted - 2017-01-16

Safeguarding Sussex Seas

Kingmere and Beachy Head West Marine Conservation Zones are among the first Marine Conservation Zones to have management measures in England. We're delighted to have been a part of this through our Community Voice Project. Read more

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Latest news image - Swansea lagoon should be test case for first five years of operation
posted - 2017-01-12

Swansea lagoon should be test case for first five years of operation

A review into the viability of a £1.3bn project to build a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay hasn't taken into account the adverse longterm ecological impacts. If built, the project should be treated as a test case during the first five years of operation before others are commissioned says MCS.      Read more

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Latest news image - Your views on microplastics invited
posted - 2016-12-21

Your views on microplastics invited

A consultation to ban microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products has started, aiming to change legislation by October 2017 and stop billions of tiny pieces of plastic ending up in our seas each year. Read more

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Latest news image - Eastbourne MP behind plans to protect her local sea life
posted - 2016-12-13

Eastbourne MP behind plans to protect her local sea life

Caroline Ansell backs call to keep iconic coastal waters around Beachy Head special Read more

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Latest news image - Giving Tuesday
posted - 2016-11-29

Giving Tuesday

We want to give a big 'thank you' to all of our supporters who have helped us achieve so much in the past year. Click here to find out more! Read more

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Latest news image - Drop in bags on beaches vindicates checkout charge
posted - 2016-11-22

Drop in bags on beaches vindicates checkout charge

Our Great British Beach Clean 2016 report is out and there are some fascinating headlines - plastic bags are down by almost a half, balloons increase by over 50% and there's more drinks litter too. Find out what our volunteers found. Read more

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Latest news image - Great British Bathing Results
posted - 2016-11-18

Great British Bathing Results

91% of UK bathing water sites attain good or excellent results this year, following our long running campaign to highlight sewage problems. Read more

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Latest news image - Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English waters
posted - 2016-11-18

Marine Conservation Zones proposed for English waters

Government’s scientists’ new proposals to help restore England’s seas are welcomed by leading conservation charities. Read more

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