State of Nature report reveals shocking species decline
UK nature is in trouble says groundbreaking report from leading conservation groups including MCS >>More
It's all about Turtles this week!
With World Turtle Day on Thursday, we're launching MCS Turtle Week to celebrate these marvellous mariners. >> More
MCS at Holyrood to hand in marine pledges
MCS' Calum Duncan hands in thousands of pledges supporting MPAs in Scotland to Environment Minister >>More
MCS supports letter to PM
MCS has signed an open letter to David Cameron from Professor Callum Roberts and 86 other experts>>More
MCS agrees with MP's report on MCZs
Science and Technology Committee has published it's report on MCZs, accusing Minister of slow progress >> More
Break the Bag Habit group demands English charge
As 5p carrier bag charge comes into force in Northern Ireland, NGO group, including MCS, demands English action >> More
12 days left to save English seas
The public consultation on Marine Conservation Zones closes at the end of March. Find out why this is so important for Coleen the Quahog and have your say now. >> More
March for marine protection a huge success
Almost 2,000 join MCS, BSAC, Sea Life and Fish Fight on the Westminster rally >> More
Hundreds in London this morning to join MCS march
Supporters of Marine Conservation Zones are heading to Westminster. Our seas need saving >> More
Have your say on Marine Conservation Zones
If you can't join us for the London rally then take part in the public consultation. Have your say now >> More
Saving our disappearing wildlife
Our oceans support an estimated ten million species, only three percent of which have been identified. But our rich ocean wildlife is being depleted, disappearing before we have even had the chance to learn about it. We are losing biodiversity at a rate never witnessed before, at huge cost to ourselves, and leaving a degraded environment that leaves wildlife vulnerable in the face of change.
If our oceans are to cope with what the future will throw at them, we need to act now. We need to halt the loss of biodiversity and take care of the fabric of life in our seas. We are all connected to the sea in ways we may not realise, and the health of our seas is key to a rich and productive future.
MCS wildlife protection in action
We are working to protect our precious seas and wildlife, and there are lots of ways for you to get involved. We are campaigning for marine protected areas in the UK, studying the amazing wildlife in our seas, and working on frontline conservation projects involving local people in the stewardship of their marine resources, both in the UK and abroad, with our coral reef projects.