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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;

*Contains Environment Agency information © Environment Agency and database right.
*Contains Natural Resources Wales information © Natural Resources Wales and database right.

Actions you can take


Did you know?…

Over half a million people have voiced their support for ‘marine protected area’ designation in the UK through our campaigns

Since the carrier bag charge came in across the UK, the Great British Beach Clean has recorded 40% fewer bags on beaches

Over time, one plastic bottle bobbing along in the ocean can break down in to hundreds of tiny plastic pieces

Stop the plastic tide

Support our appeal to turn the tide on plastics.

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