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On this website the Marine Conservation Society uses water quality monitoring data provided by the following environment agencies, local authorities and Governments;

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Did you know?…

Scotland has 10% of Europe’s coastline

Every day millions of microplastics enter the sea from personal care products such as scrubs and toothpastes

It’s estimated that one rubbish truck load of plastic litter enters the ocean every minute