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Marine Conservation Society - the UK charity for the protection of our seas, shores and wildlife.
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Latest news image - Sky News joins Marine Conservation Society on Beachcleans
Posted - 24 Jan 2017

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

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

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

Latest news image - Safeguarding Sussex Seas
Posted - 16 Jan 2017

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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