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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?…

Over 90% of UK imports and exports by weight are transported by ship

Last year governments, councils and their agencies changed their policies or acted on our advice almost once a week

On UK beaches levels of litter have doubled in the past 20 years