On this website the Marine Conservation Society uses water quality monitoring data provided by the following environment agencies, local authorities and Governments;
- The Environment Agency*
- Natural Resources Wales**
- Sottish Environment Protection Agency.
- Northern Ireland Environment Agency.
- Dover Harbour Board.
- The Highland Council.
- Swansea Council.
- Shetland Islands Council.
- Isle of Man Government.
- States of Jersey.
- States of Guernsey
*Contains Environment Agency information © Environment Agency and database right.
**Contains Natural Resources Wales information © Natural Resources Wales and database right.
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Did you know?…
An area over 9 times the size of Wales is now in marine protected areas in the UK, but less than 1% is considered by MCS scientists to be well managed
Around 40% of UK beach litter can be directly sourced to the public
Globally, plastic litter has reached every part of the world’s oceans